Alice Holbrook edits homebuying content at NerdWallet. She has covered personal finance topics for almost a decade and previously worked on NerdWallet's banking and insurance teams, as well as doing a stint on the copy desk. She is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
- Education: MFA in creative writing from Syracuse University, B.A. in creative writing from Knox College
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What Are Premium Bank Accounts?
Premium bank accounts can offer higher rates and special benefits, but have requirements like maintaining a high balance.
Buying a House With Cash: What to Know Before Skipping the Mortgage
Thinking of buying a house with cash? Figure out the costs and benefits of paying cash vs. getting a mortgage.
Can My Bank Close My Account?
Your account could be unavailable due to fraud, legal requirements or other reasons. There are ways to get your cash back.
Debit Card Fraud? Act Fast to Protect Your Money
When dealing with debit card fraud, get in touch with your bank quickly to protect your account.
Savings Rates Are Staying Low. Here’s Why, and What to Do
Savings rates will likely remain low for a while after moves by the Federal Reserve, but you should still save.
Is It a Good Time to Buy a House?
Consider market conditions as well as your personal and financial readiness.
What Are Negative Interest Rates?
A negative interest rate occurs when the percentage of interest on an account drops below zero.
Bank7 Review: Checking, Savings and CDs
Bank7 offers competitive checking and savings account rates and a large number of ATMs worldwide.