College Planning: Prepaid Debit Card vs. Bank Account
Jul 12

College Planning: Prepaid Debit Card vs. Bank Account

College is an important time to learn about managing finances, if you haven’t already started. How you handle your money will be greatly affected by what method you use to access your money.

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Mother’s Day Gifts for Under $20
May 11

Mother’s Day Gifts for Under $20

In case you’ve missed the prolific seasonal promotions, Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 12. Show your appreciation for the women in your life by doing planning something special. Of course, the best way to celebrate is with quality time spent together, but a gift can be a nice gesture as well, especially if you

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Identity Theft Prevention: What Every College Student Must Know
May 08

Identity Theft Prevention: What Every College Student Must Know

With graduation quickly approaching in May and June, MyBankTracker brings you a series of helpful articles pertaining to college students and graduates. As a college student, you might not have a lot of money, and that means you have more to lose if your identity gets stolen. An average of 8.5 million Americans are victims

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Stop Talking About Millennials Like We’re Not Here
May 06

Stop Talking About Millennials Like We’re Not Here

Analysts and commentators talk about millennials (also generally known as Gen-Y) in hushed tones, as if we’re not in the room and on the web, reading every single thing they postulate about our futures. Well, actually, when The Atlantic ran a piece last week titled “The Unluckiest Generation: What Will Become of Millennials?” I avoided

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The 5 Coolest Summer Jobs You Wished You Applied for
Apr 25

The 5 Coolest Summer Jobs You Wished You Applied for

Most students might be content with a summer spent waiting tables or organizing racks of clothes at the mall, but for those who want to use their youth to explore the world for a few months, there are much better options. Some of the jobs require quite some tech experience, as video has replaced the

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18 Great Books That Teach Kids About Money
Apr 18

18 Great Books That Teach Kids About Money

In keeping with the theme of Financial Literacy Month, MyBankTracker has rounded up some of the best books available to start your children on the path toward a healthy financial future. Even if they’re too young to figure out complicated details, they’ll benefit from learning the concepts of saving, money management and delayed gratification. They

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Deal: $100 Bonus On Free Checking at First Trade
Apr 10

Deal: $100 Bonus On Free Checking at First Trade

Boston-based First Trade Union Bank is offering up to $100 in bonuses for customers who open a new checking account with certain requirements. The deal Open a FT Checking account by May 31, 2013 with a minimum of $100. For the first 10 months, every direct deposit of $100 or more to your account will

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Follow MyBankTracker on Twitter, Facebook and More
Apr 03

Follow MyBankTracker on Twitter, Facebook and More

MyBankTracker is established on all fronts of the web, and our social media is a great way to keep up-to-date with our news stories and interact with our community. Use any of these to get in touch if you have feedback for us, or simply leave a comment on a story. Here are some ways

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Unusual But Useful: 5 Startups You Didn’t Know About
Apr 02

Unusual But Useful: 5 Startups You Didn’t Know About

At any given moment, there are probably millions of people vying to be the next great startup success, à la Nick D’Aloiso’s Summly app. The great majority of them fail (some get mocked in the process), but a few manage to stand out in the saturated market. These eccentric companies cover some needs you might

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By the Numbers: Past and Present Popes
Mar 22

By the Numbers: Past and Present Popes

Pope Francis officially became the Catholic Church’s 266th pontiff Tuesday, in a ceremony that took place in front of tens of thousands at St. Peter’s Square. As Pope Francis settles in as the head of the global Catholic church, he joins the long line of 265 pontiffs before him. With 1.2 billion Roman Catholics in

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