Capital One® Platinum Prestige and Citi Simplicity Compared
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Capital One® Platinum Prestige and Citi Simplicity Compared

During your search for the most suitable low-interest credit card, you surely must have come across the Capital One® Platinum Prestige Credit Card and Citi Simplicity. They are two of the popular credit cards that many people will consider when they want to cut down on the interest paid on their credit card balances. But,

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Best Low Interest Credit Cards to Help You Eliminate Debt 2014
Jul 30

Best Low Interest Credit Cards to Help You Eliminate Debt 2014

You’ve heard of people getting trapped in credit card debt even though they’re making large monthly payments. The culprit? Interest. With a low interest credit card, you can minimize the interest that you pay and avoid falling into this trap yourself. To warn you about the pitfalls of a high interest rate (sorry, but we think it’s for

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Try These 3 Easy Tricks to Avoid the American Express Serve Monthly Fee
Jul 28

Try These 3 Easy Tricks to Avoid the American Express Serve Monthly Fee

To consumers like you and me, monthly fees are the bane of financial accounts. If we’re not paying those fees, we’re jumping through hoops to avoid them. Even for an extremely consumer-friendly prepaid card such as American Express Serve, there’s a pestering $1 monthly fee ($0 in NY, TX and VT). Frankly, it’s not much.

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Amex Serve Stands as the Better American Express Prepaid Option
Jul 25

Amex Serve Stands as the Better American Express Prepaid Option

Leave it to American Express to make things more confusing in an already-crowded market by offering two very similar options for people who are looking for an alternative to a traditional checking account. They are the Amex Serve prepaid card and the Bluebird account — both of which are assuredly great options. But, if you were

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Best Prepaid Debit Cards With Low Fees 2014
Jul 24

Best Prepaid Debit Cards With Low Fees 2014

We get it. Not everyone can get (or wants) a traditional checking account or credit card. But, in this day in age, you still need to swipe. Right? That’s why prepaid cards exist. Why you should get a prepaid card: You have difficulty getting a checking account or credit card. You need a debit card

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When to Make the Switch From a Secured Credit Card to a Unsecured Card?
Jul 22

When to Make the Switch From a Secured Credit Card to a Unsecured Card?

You were told that to build or repair your credit profile, a secured credit card was the right way to do it — so you got one. Now that you’ve had a secured credit card for some time now, you feel that you deserve to have a regular, unsecured credit card. We’ll show you how

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Capital One® Secured MasterCard® vs. First Progress Platinum Elite
Jul 18

Capital One® Secured MasterCard® vs. First Progress Platinum Elite

Looking to establish a good credit profile, but don’t have credit or have bad credit? You might have come across two of the popular secured credit cards to take on that task: the Capital One® Secured MasterCard® and the First Progress Platinum Elite MasterCard Secured Credit Card. We broke them down to help you find

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5 Best Secured Credit Cards to Rebuild Credit 2014
Jul 15

5 Best Secured Credit Cards to Rebuild Credit 2014

You’re looking for a secured credit card because you have no credit or bad credit, and you want to improve your credit profile. With cash deposits as collateral, you can build or rebuild your credit scores until you can transition to unsecured credit cards. When MyBankTracker looked for the list of best secured credit cards,

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Credit Card Battles 2014: Barclaycard Arrival Plus vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred
Jul 08

Credit Card Battles 2014: Barclaycard Arrival Plus vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred

Today, even with their annual fees, the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard and Chase Sapphire Preferred cards are two of the more popular travel rewards credit cards on the market. Both of them offer great travel rewards and have handy travel benefits. Find out how they match up and see which one is better

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Latest National Certificate of Deposit Accounts Alert: June 2014
Jul 03

Latest National Certificate of Deposit Accounts Alert: June 2014

In June, the rates on certificates of deposit (CDs) took a turn for the worse as the national averages show negative movement. Major rate cuts from some online banks contributed to the noticeable dip. But, we do not believe that this is the beginning of a new rate trend. During the past month, the national

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