Money Management

Banking

  • BECU Credit Union – International ATM fees are covered!   Great banking services such as: 1) Mobile App Check Deposit 2) No Fees for Account Usage compared to awful banks 3) Branch check-in will page you on the phone to limit waiting time 4) easy bill pay to save on postage when sending checks 5) easy account to account moving of money

Payments

  • Xoom.com (PayPal Service) – The easiest way to send money, reload phones, and pay bills around the world.  For example, transfer fees to China are limited to $8.88 from a checking account, and the recipient receives no fees, PLUS transfers are guaranteed to be received!  If your first money transfer is $400 or more (transaction fee excluded), we’ll each get a $20 Amazon eGift card.  Please use the referral link above.

Credit Cards + Spending

  • Ebates.com – Shop and earn Cash Back at over 2,000 stores online.  Get $10 when you sign up with the referral link above.
  • Mint.com – Track all bills, transactions, and investments in one place.  I use this website to watch for unusual spending or fees that might show up in my accounts.

Investing

Vanguard.com