Why So Many Pop-ups?

Curious why airbanking always has a pop-up when you’re leaving airbanking.com? View our quick video about why we have those pop-ups and feel free to tweet us any other questions. Continue reading

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Saving Money As Gas Prices Hike

As Spring and Summer months approach it’s not uncommon for gas prices to start marching upward. But this year, due to Middle East unrest and reduced oil drilling in the Gulf, that march has turned into a mad dash. According to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report1, gas prices have climbed from about $3.07 a gallon for Regular on January 1, to presently $3.553 for Regular. That is a $.48 jump with the majority of the spike happening over the last 3 weeks… Continue reading

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Credit Score Part 2: Your Payment History

Building or rebuilding your credit score can be difficult, especially when you’re not well-informed. That’s why I’m going to tell you the most effective way to build or rebuild your credit score, which is undoubtedly understanding and improving your payment history. Continue reading

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Credit Score Part 1: The Amount You Owe

Your credit score can make or break you, but you don’t want to let it break you. I’m here to show you how your credit score is put together and how you can improve your credit. Today I’m going to show you your FICO credit score, and how the amount you owe plays into determining your credit score. This is just one of the ways that Credit Bureaus are going to actually compute your credit score. Continue reading

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Traveling Tips

When I’m on vacation the last thing I want to worry about is my finances. You might find it interesting to know that most Banks and credit card issuers monitor your debit and credit card activity – not to see where you are spending your money – but to see if any of your transactions are out of the ordinary. So if you live in Washington, DC and there’s a transaction from a store in San Francisco, you might get a call. Continue reading

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Preparing Your Rainy Day Fund

Obviously you don’t want to be stuck in a situation where you’re in between jobs or maybe you need two new tires for your car or an unexpected medical bill pops up… but hey, stuff happens. That’s why it’s important to have an emergency fund, or what I like to call a “Rainy Day Fund.” Continue reading

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Fraud Prevention

Fraud happens every day. Hopefully not to you, but it’s happening all around. Fraudsters are constantly developing new scams. Scary, I know. But that’s what this blog is all about… how to prevent fraud. This is good information to know if you want to ensure your financial and private information is secure. Even if you know the dos and don’ts, it never hurts to have a refresher… Continue reading

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What Is A Credit Score?

You don’t want to live on your mom’s couch for the rest of your life, so you’ll need to get a good credit score to get a place of your own. It’s time to buckle down and begin building your credit so you don’t have to rely on your mom’s. A good credit score can help you get the keys to your apartment, your next car and, in the long-run, your dream home. Your bank, a department store or even a landlord check your credit score to determine whether you are fiscally responsible to borrow money or pay your rent. The higher the credit score the more “credit worthy” you are deemed. A good score can result in a lower interest rate on a car loan, a mortgage or a sweet apartment… Continue reading

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WBJ Feature

WBJ Article Did you catch our CEO Jeff in the Washington Business Journal talking about airbanking? If you missed it you can check out the article here or read the feature online at The Washington Business JournalContinue reading

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Introduction To AirBanking

Hi, I’m Billy and this is airbanking, your totally online bank that’s going to help you become more financially literate. We’re not going to be your broker… but what we are going to do is give you the services and products to be successful. So I challenge you: stop listening to what banks tell you you need and start telling us what you want…

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