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Why Citigroup’s $7 Billion Penalty Will Put Cash In Your Pocket
Jul 16

Why Citigroup’s $7 Billion Penalty Will Put Cash In Your Pocket

For those who find themselves constantly worrying about mortgage-backed securities, this week is bringing along some hopeful news. On Monday, word got out that Citigroup has agreed to pay a settlement to the tune of $7 billion. This marks an important turning point, being the biggest monetary agreement in history. Attorney General Eric H. Holder

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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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PayPal Stopped Offering Mobile Check Deposit, But Don’t Panic
Jul 09

PayPal Stopped Offering Mobile Check Deposit, But Don’t Panic

PayPal shocked its users with the end of its popular mobile check capture feature on the PayPal app. Starting June 12, the service was no longer offered to new users, and by June 15, the mobile deposit feature had been pulled altogether. With more than 148 million active registered accounts in 203 markets, PayPal users around

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Why Opening an Online Bank Account Isn’t a Hassle When You Know What to Expect

Why Opening an Online Bank Account Isn’t a Hassle When You Know What to Expect

There’s no getting around the fact that online banking is becoming more and more popular with each passing month. Online banks are prized for a number of reasons, as they offer a variety of solutions to customers that may be difficult or impossible to find at a traditional bank. What often goes overlooked, however, is

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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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Undeniable Reasons Why Refusing an Online Bank Account Is Just Plain Dumb
Jul 06

Undeniable Reasons Why Refusing an Online Bank Account Is Just Plain Dumb

For a lot of people, finding the right banking solution can be easier said than done. This is especially true for those who have had a bad experience or two in the past with specific banks, which can be enough to discourage someone from choosing a particular banking solution ever again. As of late, there’s

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Perks That Make You Realize Premium Checking Isn’t Just for the Filthy Rich
Jul 05

Perks That Make You Realize Premium Checking Isn’t Just for the Filthy Rich

Premium checking accounts offer various perks that can make your financial life much more rewarding. Depending on where you decide to bank, premium checking accounts come with different fees and rewards. Consider a premium checking account in the same way you would a new credit card. You have to do your homework to figure out

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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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Are Banks Open on Fourth of July?

Are Banks Open on Fourth of July?

Did you know that Fourth of July is a federal holiday? This means that banks can decide whether or not to close down for the day on these particular holidays. Check out the bank holiday schedule for the 10 largest banks in America. This year, Fourth of July will fall on a Friday, giving many

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Suze Orman’s Approved Prepaid Cards Discontinued
Jul 02

Suze Orman’s Approved Prepaid Cards Discontinued

Financial advisor and author Suze Orman’s prepaid debit card is no longer in service. Starting in mid-June, Bancorp, her partner for the product, encouraged all cardholders to with a balance on the card to either transfer or spend it before July 1, 2014. Those with a remaining balance on the card will have to wait

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