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7 Banks That Actually Pay You to Save
Apr 15

7 Banks That Actually Pay You to Save

Shouldn’t you be rewarded for all of your hard work as you balance your finances and try to save? It’s one thing for a bank to offer you a savings account that yields a high amount of interest, but there is a greater sense of accomplishment when your bank rewards you directly for your efforts.

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Will Banks Be Open During Passover?
Apr 14

Will Banks Be Open During Passover?

The first day of Passover 2014 will be on April 15, but the actual celebration begins at sundown the day before the holiday, which is Monday, April 14. It will mark the beginning of the week-long celebration of Passover and will end on the evening of April 22. So how will bank hours in the

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5 Tax Myths That Can Cost You Cash
Apr 13

5 Tax Myths That Can Cost You Cash

The Six Biggest Misconceptions About Bitcoin How To Use Your Roth IRA As An Emergency Fund Why The IRS Blocked Refund Anticipation Loans Tax deadline day – April 15, 2014, is just about to hit American taxpayers. If you haven’t filed yet, try not to rush (too much) through the process. That’s where you can make

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How I Bought My First House on Foreclosure: Part One
Apr 11

How I Bought My First House on Foreclosure: Part One

Shirley Pulawski is a freelance writer for MyBankTracker.com who bought a house on foreclosure in Buffalo, NY back in 2000 and has written about buying foreclosure properties. This multi-part series chronicles her experience with buying, fixing, renting, and eventually selling the house for three times her costs in 2003. I’m a bargain hound. I’m the

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Citi Launches New Credit Card to Replace Citi Forward for College Students
Apr 10

Citi Launches New Credit Card to Replace Citi Forward for College Students

Citi has replaced the popular Citi Forward Card for College Students card with the newly launched Citi ThankYou Preferred Card for College Students, the student version of the Citi ThankYou Prefered Card. The new credit card aims to reward young consumers with more points when they swipe when eating out and having fun.

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Can I Earn Reward Points or Miles by Paying Taxes?
Apr 09

Can I Earn Reward Points or Miles by Paying Taxes?

So the worst has happened after calculating your tax return: you owe money in taxes this year. Is there a way to make lemonade out of the grand experience of forking over a big chunk of cash? How about racking up some rewards points or travel miles on one of those rewards credit cards? Well,

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Banking Perks for the Rich That Will Make You Green With Envy

Banking Perks for the Rich That Will Make You Green With Envy

Famous faces are known for getting mountains of free stuff and special treatment. And the bank is no exception. Forget cars, jewelry and runway fashions. For the ultra rich, the particular bank they use and the options available are the ultimate status symbols.

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American Express Cardmembers Can Now Access Card-Linked Deals From One Place
Apr 08

American Express Cardmembers Can Now Access Card-Linked Deals From One Place

American Express is making it easier for card customers to access its personalized-deals program by launching a new web portal where customers can access card offers. Previously, the program was available through the American Express mobile apps and social media channels. The new site allows even more cardmembers to take advantage of the offers and

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7 Credit Cards for Those With Credit Scores of 700 to 750

7 Credit Cards for Those With Credit Scores of 700 to 750

You should be properly rewarded for paying your bills on time, reducing your debt, and managing your credit in good fashion. Having a credit score of 700 and above means you are clearly good at doing these things; good news for you is that you qualify for a number of credit cards the offer valuable

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The Smart Way to Rebuild Credit
Apr 06

The Smart Way to Rebuild Credit

Even if you’re not the most organized person, you should have a plan for building a good credit score. The good news is building credit isn’t complicated — you just need to know a few things to get started.

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