personal finance http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Ten Percent Of Households In The St. Louis Area Don't Use Banks: Here's Why, And What's Being Done http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ten-percent-households-st-louis-area-dont-use-banks-heres-why-and-whats-being-done <p><strong>(Updated at 10:45 am Friday to reflect that Gateway Bank did open additional locations.)</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Think about everything you spend money on in a month. There’s housing, utilities, groceries, transportation, a night out with friends here and there.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Now imagine paying for all of those things without using a debit card or check. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 03:16:28 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 38151 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ten Percent Of Households In The St. Louis Area Don't Use Banks: Here's Why, And What's Being Done Financial Bloggers Gathering In St. Louis For #FinCon13 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/financial-bloggers-gathering-st-louis-fincon13 <p>A financial blogger conference now known as <a href="http://financialbloggerconference.com/">#FinCon13</a> will be in St. Louis Thursday through Sunday.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It was founded in 2011 by blogger Philip Taylor, who also writes&nbsp;<a href="http://ptmoney.com/">PT Money</a>.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He spoke with St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Maria Altman about why he wanted to bring bloggers together.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 11:38:13 +0000 Maria Altman 30595 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Financial Bloggers Gathering In St. Louis For #FinCon13