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Michael Benninger

Michael Benninger

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Michael Benninger is a staff banking writer at Finder. He is a former credit analyst and longtime freelancer whose articles have been published by Intuit, Business Insider and the Los Angeles Times. Michael is passionate about all facets of personal finance and has written hundreds of articles about money management during the past decade.

Latest articles by Michael Benninger

87 articles written by this author

Porte Banking review

Porte donates to a charity whenever you use your card, but you can’t overdraft from savings.

Michael Benninger 5 May 2021
Porte Banking review

How to find your routing number

Locating your bank’s routing number may not be obvious, but here’s where to find it.

Michael Benninger 4 May 2021
How to find your routing number

HMBradley account review

HMBradley is a hybrid checking and savings account that earns up to 3.0% APY.

Michael Benninger 3 May 2021
HMBradley account review

Zeta Joint Card review

Zeta Joint Cards allow two people to share one account, but there are several drawbacks.

Michael Benninger 3 May 2021
Zeta Joint Card review

Unifimoney account review

Unifimoney lets you spend, save and invest, but it’s only free for high-income individuals.

Michael Benninger 1 May 2021
Unifimoney account review

Upgrade Rewards Checking review

The free Upgrade Rewards Checking account offers 2% cashback, but you can’t deposit checks.

Michael Benninger 23 April 2021
Upgrade Rewards Checking review

CIT eChecking account review

CIT’s eChecking account offers more interest than most physical banks, but it can’t compete online.

Michael Benninger 23 April 2021
CIT eChecking account review

Explore First Citizens Bank’s accounts

First Citizens Bank offers various checking and savings accounts to meet your financial needs.

Michael Benninger 23 April 2021
Explore First Citizens Bank’s accounts

How to avoid Bank of America account fees

Bank of America charges various account fees, but you can avoid many of them.

Michael Benninger 22 April 2021
How to avoid Bank of America account fees

Credit Karma Tax review

Credit Karma Tax lets you file for free, but it’s not available in all states.

Michael Benninger 22 April 2021
Credit Karma Tax review
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