Tony Armstrong leads the banking team at NerdWallet. He has covered personal finance for nearly a decade. Tony began his NerdWallet career as a writer and worked his way up to assistant assigning editor and then to lead assigning editor. His writing has been featured by the Los Angeles Times, MarketWatch, Mashable, Nasdaq.com, USA Today and VentureBeat. Tony lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- Education: B.A. in English literature and creative writing from Macalester College
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Work with your bank and if that fails, submit a complaint that specifies the problem and your proposed solution.
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Apple Cash and Apple Pay are Apple’s digital payment services.
Bank of America vs. Chase: Which Is Best for You?
Compare Bank of America and Chase to see which of these traditional banks could be a better fit for your money.
Connexus Credit Union Review: Checking, Savings and CDs
Connexus offers excellent rates on checking, if you're willing to meet a few requirements, and wide ATM access — but its savings rate is low.