Sallie Mae Online Bank Account Review

When you or I think of Sallie Mae, the first thing that comes to mind probably isn’t their online savings account. To be perfectly honest, I’m not sure that the 1,000th thing to come to mind would be a savings account. Yet, Sallie Mae has recently launched just that, and with a current savings rate […]

FNBO Direct Review

First National Bank of Omaha, a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska, is currently the largest privately owned bank in the United States today.  Founded in 1850 and opened in 1857 by a group of Iowan settlers, FNBO was also a pioneer in getting women in the workforce.  In 1913, First National Bank of Omaha […]

How Much Money is in Circulation Today?

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing has quite the task of determining just how much money should be printed and distributed each year.  Once the number of economic importance has been figured out, the fun part of shredding old bills to compensate for the new ones takes place and the value of a dollar is […]

Are Savings Bonds a Sound Investment?

Savings bonds are issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury (U.S. Treasury) and are debt securities.  The proceeds from the sale of these securities are used to pay for the borrowing needs of the U.S. government. Because they are backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S., they are considered one of […]