Chris Moon

Chris is a Senior Research Analyst at ValuePenguin who has covered deposit accounts and home loans since 2016. He has contributed insights and opinions to the New York Times and many other publications.

ATM Withdrawal & Daily Debit Purchase Limits: What Are They?

Every bank sets daily limits on the amounts you can withdraw from an ATM and charge to your debit card. Find out how much your bank lets...

How to Handle a Bank Error

Though bank errors happen very rarely, they aren't entirely unheard of, and having a plan of response in mind may save you a mountain of...

Wire Transfers: What Are They and How Much Do They Cost?

Wire transfers are a method of sending money from one bank account to another quickly and securely. A typical wire transfer costs $14 to $...

4 Factors in Comparing Banks and Credit Unions

Here are four factors to think about if you're considering making the switch from a bank to a credit union.

How Do I Shop for a Checking Account?

Shopping for a checking account requires you to consider three things: your average balance, your favorite bank services, and your most...

3 Lessons You Should Learn From the Latest Wells Fargo Scandal

On September 8, 2016, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a $185 million fine against Wells Fargo for creating millions...

4 Reasons to Bank Online

Online banks are a relatively new player in the arena of retail banking, but they have been growing faster than their traditional...

Is Overdraft Protection Worth It?

Overdraft protection is supposed to shield you from the cost and inconvenience of declined charges on your account. However, what banks...

How To Balance Between Savings and Investment Accounts

The best approach to handling money requires a balance between saving and investing your money. There are a few things to keep in mind when...

Chase Ultimate Reward Transfer Partners: Where Can You Move Your Points?

The Chase Ultimate Rewards points you earn can be transferred to many different rewards programs run by partner airlines and hotel groups,...

How to Earn Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

Chase Ultimate Rewards points can be earned with multiple cards, in different spending categories, and at different rates. We break down...