Weekly Wrap: Spring Has Not Sprung

Amy He

By Amy He
Updated on Mon Jul 21, 2014

We’re heading towards the last week of March already! Yesterday was the start of March Madness, and that’s usually a sign that spring is here, but East Coasters are still stuck with cold and gloom.

This week, MyBankTracker created a lot of great content based on a variety of subjects related to finance and money, and if you’re looking for some helpful articles for the weekend, we’ll help you play catch-up:

  • Ally and AmEx cut savings rates last month, on par with many other banks, unfortunately. Check out how your bank fared with savings rates in February.
  • Do you use Citibank? If so, head on over to our Review Roundup of all the reviews that users have been leaving.
  • This week, the MBT team embarked on a $25 money challenge, where we can only use $25 on eating out for the entire week. Check back with us next week to see how we did, or check our Facebook page to see how we’ve been doing so far!
  • Claire writes this week about how she makes extra money with her eBay store.
  • Simon gathers three great credit cards that are good for saving on common monthly expenses.
  • The weather is getting warmer (in some places!), and it’s time for many to plan summer getaways. Here are five creative ways to save on your next trip!
  • For MBT Talks, we discussed the last thing we really splurged on. Some people splurged on travel, clothes, and some even splurged on… a chair?!
  • A college in Missouri is going to stop accepting students that need student loans to pay for their tuition.
  • When you’re young, is it better to save with a 401(k) or a Roth IRA?
  • Social media is definitely changing the media landscape, but how is it changing the way people conduct their job searches?
  • In a new money advice column dubbed “Simon Says,” Simon answers a question on how to send money efficiently to someone else. If you need a money question answered, click here.
 

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