Banking Terminology

  1. How Visa Counts On Your Free-Spending Ways

    How Visa Counts On Your Free-Spending Ways

    The credit card transaction business is so profitable, Visa Inc. doesn't even bother ...
  2. Don't Sign That! Legal Pitfalls of Signatures ...

    Don't Sign That! Legal Pitfalls of Signatures ...

    Why using the wrong-color ink – or signing for your spouse or child – could trigger ...
  3. eBank or Brick-and-Mortar Bank?

    eBank or Brick-and-Mortar Bank?

    The bank type that makes the most sense for you depends on the services you need. ...
  4. An Introduction To Dark Pools

    An Introduction To Dark Pools

    Dark pools are an ominous-sounding term for private exchanges or forums for trading ...
  5. America Launches Its First Bitcoin ATMs : Q&A ...

    America Launches Its First Bitcoin ATMs : Q&A ...

    Investopedia interviewed one of the co-founders of Liberty Teller, a start-up company ...
  6. How New Offshore Bank Rules Will Affect Americans

    How New Offshore Bank Rules Will Affect Americans

    FATCA is being implemented in 2013. Here is how it will affect the personal banking ...
  1. Is Now the Time To Buy The Big U.S. Banks?

    Is Now the Time To Buy The Big U.S. Banks?

    The stocks of the four major U.S. banks are at critical inflection points. Here's ...
  2. How To Trade Credit Card Stocks

    How To Trade Credit Card Stocks

    The four major credit card stocks have been doing some interesting things lately. ...
  1. What does the Daily Average Revenue Trade (DART) tell me about a brokerage?

    A decline in a brokerage firm’s DARTs is not necessarily a cause for alarm, but you need to understand the factors behind ...
  2. What's a better way to borrow money: overdraft or credit cards?

    Overdraft and credit cards will allow you to spend more money than you have, but whichever option you choose, be sure to ...
  3. What are the pros and cons of overdraft protection?

    If you sign up for overdraft protection and link your checking account to your savings account, a credit card or an overdraft ...
  4. If two people own a securities account, listed as joint tenants-in-common, it means:

    A. They each have an undivided interest in the propertyB. If one dies, that person's interest does not automatically pass ...
  1. 6 Biggest Millionaire Flops

    6 Biggest Millionaire Flops

    If you have lost money, you're not alone, but at least you can put some blame on ...
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