Personal Checks FAQ

As the editor of CheapoChecks.com, I get asked questions related to buying and using checks all the time. Instead of continuing to answer them one at a time, I thought I would compile a list of the most common questions and answers all in one place. Do I have to buy checks from my bank? No, you do not have […]

Unexpected Expenses That Will Ruin Your Finances

Smart financial planning isn’t just about creating a budget for your usual expenses every month; it’s also about expecting the unexpected and planning out your finances accordingly. Because emergencies happen, and just about everyone has to face a major unexpected expense at some point or another, most financial experts recommend establishing an emergency find that will cover at least three […]

Credit Card Fraud Stats You Can Use to Stay Safe

Have you experienced someone calling you with a random number, telling you they are telemarketers or representatives from your credit card company? As they don’t bear the usual phone numbers, you might wonder if the call is legit. At the beginning, they only ask simple information up until they have dragged you into the conversation. Later on, they will start […]

Check Safety Features

Even as on-line bill paying becomes more prevalent, there are still some things you need good old fashioned paper checks for. And those checks are sent through the mail leaving you vulnerable to identity theft which can have devastating consequences. Before you order your next batch, make sure that they include important check safety features. Microprinting:  If you see the […]

How To Save Money By Shopping Online

Shopping online is growing in popularity by leaps and bounds. Besides the convenience of shopping from home, people are drawn to the savings that come from retail e-commerce. Shopping online can be time consuming at first, but once you have down some online shopping skills shopping online can save you a great deal of money. Below are listed some ways […]