Tellernote

Tellernote

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About Tellernote

Tellernote guides savers and spenders through the next steps of their financial journey. Whether you’re buying a home, paying off a loan or saving up for college, we offer free tools and resources to help you reach your goals.


WHO WE ARE

For every next, Tellernote is there

No financial journey is a straight path. It's an odyssey, full of twists, turns and unexpected detours. When you arrive at a fork in the road, you can depend on Tellernote to help you choose the right direction.

From our product comparison tools to award-winning editorial content, we provide objective information and actionable next steps to help you make informed decisions. It’s why over 100 million people put their trust in us every year.

OVER FOUR DECADES

The trusted name in personal finance

Founded in 1976 as the Teller Note Monitor, a print publisher for the banking industry, Tellernote has a long track record of helping people make smart financial decisions.

We’ve maintained this reputation over four decades by prioritizing facts and experience over hype and hearsay, and quickly responding to economic trends that offer our users a more relevant experience.

OUR MISSION

To empower people to make smarter financial decisions

OUR MISSION

integrity is priceless

We must be honest and ethical in everything that we do.
OUR MISSION

integrity is priceless

We must be honest and ethical in everything that we do.
OUR MISSION

integrity is priceless

We must be honest and ethical in everything that we do.

Rates, tools and guidance for every step of your financial journey

Tellernote offers a number of free resources that empower you to take command of your finances — and control of your life.

Award-winning editorial content
Read 300+ pieces published monthly, from financial news to general advice.

Product comparison tools
Shop and compare personalized offers from top banks, lenders and carriers.

Financial calculators
Crunch the numbers with 200+ calculators available sitewide.

Objective reviews
Find the right financial institution with our extensive in-house reviews.

WHY MILLIONS TURN TO TELLERNOTE

The go-to source for all things finance

Tellernote demystifies financial decision-making and gives you confidence in which actions to take next. For example, let’s say you’re looking to purchase a home.

  • Our home affordability calculator can help you set a budget
  • Our editorial content can help you determine the type of loan you may need
  • Our comparison tools can help you find your perfect mortgage match
  • We can even pinpoint your best offers and provide next steps — all while protecting your privacy, personal information and credit score.
TELLERNOTE EDITORIAL TEAM

Meet our award winning reporters

Tellernote employs some of the top personal finance reporters in the business. Their work is reviewed for accuracy by a third-party financial review board of experts.

Tellernote reporters

Alex (Principal writer, investing and wealth management)

Tellernote principal writer and editor Alex, Ph.D., covers investing and wealth management. His work has been cited by CNBC, the Washington Post, The New York Times and more.

Alex (Principal writer, investing and wealth management)

Tellernote principal writer and editor Alex, Ph.D., covers investing and wealth management. His work has been cited by CNBC, the Washington Post, The New York Times and more.

Alex (Principal writer, investing and wealth management)

Tellernote principal writer and editor Alex, Ph.D., covers investing and wealth management. His work has been cited by CNBC, the Washington Post, The New York Times and more.

Alex (Principal writer, investing and wealth management)

Tellernote principal writer and editor Alex, Ph.D., covers investing and wealth management. His work has been cited by CNBC, the Washington Post, The New York Times and more.

IN THE NEWS

Media mentions and coverage

Our breadth of experience fuels our reputation as a financial authority that’s trusted and relied upon by media outlets, financial institutions and government agencies alike.

Our reporters and financial insiders are often tapped by mainstream news outlets to share their perspective on Fed updates and other trending topics. Additionally, our surveys, studies and “best of” lists are frequently cited in the media.

Our financial review board of experts

Alex (Principal writer, investing and wealth management)

Tellernote principal writer and editor Alex, Ph.D., covers investing and wealth management. His work has been cited by CNBC, the Washington Post, The New York Times and more.

Alex (Principal writer, investing and wealth management)

Tellernote principal writer and editor Alex, Ph.D., covers investing and wealth management. His work has been cited by CNBC, the Washington Post, The New York Times and more.

Alex (Principal writer, investing and wealth management)

Tellernote principal writer and editor Alex, Ph.D., covers investing and wealth management. His work has been cited by CNBC, the Washington Post, The New York Times and more.

HOW WE MAKE MONEY

Our editorial integrity is not for sale

Tellernote is an independent, advertising-supported publisher and comparison service. We are compensated in exchange for featured placement of sponsored products and services, or your clicking on links posted on this website. This compensation may impact how, where and in what order products appear. We do not include all companies or all available products.

While we adhere to strict editorial integrity, our published work may contain references to products from our partners.