Family Financial Flexing: How to Make Your Household Income Stretch
June 8, 2017
Growing up, anytime I inquired about the family finances my mom would utter four words—none of your business! I had no choice but to accept this. However, as the resident financial fanatic it would have been good to understand the...
Have Your Financial Cake… AND Eat It Too!!
May 23, 2017
I’ve always been confused by the term “Have your cake and eat it too.” What’s so wrong about that? Isn’t that why cakes are made… for you to eat? So why does it seem as if this term is implying...
Money Mondays Ep58 – The Investors Starter Kit: How to Start Investing with $200 or Less
May 22, 2017
Investing is a great tool to help you achieve financial freedom but is it expensive to start? On this episode of #MoneyMondays w/ Ash Cash Ash gives you seven ways to start investing with $200 or less. Listen in as...
Sticking to Your Financial Goals: A Four-Step Process!
April 24, 2017
They say, “To persist with a goal, you must treasure the dream more than the costs of sacrifice to attain it.” Before you start on any journey, it is imperative to ask yourself: “How bad do I want it? How...
My Biggest Financial Mistake
April 4, 2017
Happy Financial Literacy Month…the month where we shine a spotlight on financial education and the importance it plays in our lives. I talked last month about my financial bounceback and received a few messages from readers about how that story...
14 Money Saving Life Hacks
November 3, 2016
In today’s economy, living (and all the expenses associated with it) can become incredibly expensive. This is why we must do our best to save and invest our money! We need it to grow and allow us the opportunity to...
All I Wanted Was Some Extra Money and Freebies.
July 7, 2016
Blog post written by Elesia McCray, BankMobile’s Top 2015-16 #BankMobilist and Summer 2016 BankMobilist Coordinator Intern. Last summer, I started looking at different career sites; I got interested in brand ambassador positions because they appeared to pay well. After searching...
11 Things We Want to See From Banks in 2016
February 4, 2016
2016 is going to be a big year for technology, I can feel it already. And banking won’t be spared from the tidal wave of tech changes that are about to hit us. According to BankDirector, mobile banking usage has...
How to Market Yourself to Gain Financial Freedom
December 17, 2015
Blog post written by David Hackel, a BankMobile intern and student at New York University. Congratulations! You have sometime in the not-so-distant past received a degree from a higher education institution (or are in the process of doing so), refined...
Part 2: Free Scholarships and Grants for High School Seniors & College Students
December 8, 2015
In part two of our free scholarships and grants series, we’re sharing the second half of our favorite awards for college that our interns love. There are some pretty interesting scholarships and grants in this batch that are awarding free...
Part 1: Free Scholarships and Grants for High School Seniors & College Students
December 7, 2015
Scholarships and grants are a great way to find free money when you’re attempting to pay for college. And if you look around, you can find one for almost any interest! To help you make your mark on the world...
FinTech Clubs in B-Schools on the Rise
November 23, 2015
Blog post written by David Hackel, a BankMobile intern and student at New York University. We are in the midst of a revolution. The archaic way of banking—the stuffy, old-fashioned, inefficient system—is being overthrown by a new, contemporary model. What...
#HEADSUPAMERICA MOVEMENT: TWO YEARS OF FREE COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN THE UNITED STATES
September 21, 2015
Do you think college is too expensive? We do, too! And that’s why we’re supporting the Head’s Up America initiative that President Obama is pushing for, which will make two years of community college FREE to all responsible students around...
HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR COLLEGE BUDGET THIS SEMESTER
September 18, 2015
Now that you’ve settled into your next semester, you’ll want to make sure that you can afford all of your expenses. Here’s what we suggest to do to make the most of your college budget this semester. Project Your Earnings...
7 WAYS TO SAVE MONEY ON YOUR COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS
September 8, 2015
One of the college expenses that take a lot of student by surprise are the cost of textbooks. Consumer advocate group U.S. PIRG found that cost of textbooks is on the rise, averaging $1,200 per year. Another study from the...
JOIN THE #LIVEFREEBANKFREE MOVEMENT ON YOUR COLLEGE CAMPUS VIA A BANKMOBILIST BRAND AMBASSADOR
September 3, 2015
Over 180 college students from 150 schools in 31 states across the country have applied to become a BankMobilist College Brand Ambassador to help spread the #LiveFreeBankFree movement on their campus. After interviewing over 100 finalists, we’ve selected our BankMobilist...
HOW THIS COLLEGE STUDENT IS PROMOTING FINANCIAL LITERACY IN HIS COMMUNITY
August 20, 2015
Financial literacy is a passion of ours at BankMobile, so we created an annual financial literacy scholarship to give back to those who have been giving of themselves in their community. After reading thousands of essays and scholarship applications, we...
FIFTEEN HOT JOBS IN HEALTHCARE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR NEW COLLEGE GRADS
August 17, 2015
If you’re almost ready to graduate or are a recent grad, you’ll be happy to know that the job market is heating up. A recent study by Michigan State University found that the job market is the hottest it’s been in...
5 WAYS OUR COLLEGE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM WILL HAVE YOU SAYING ‘YAAAAS’
July 29, 2015
Our BankMobilist College Brand Ambassador Program is a unique opportunity for college students to make bank while promoting bank. The program seeks to mobilize brilliant college students across the country as campus ambassadors to be a part of the #LiveFreeBankFree...
5 WAYS TO SAVE MONEY LIKE A SAVAGE DURING SUMMER BREAK
July 20, 2015
You finally made it through another semester of college and are fully enjoying your summer break. As you settle in for beach and BBQ time this weekend, we suggest using your break to get financially fit as well. Hear us...