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Best Credit Cards for People With Fair Credit
Dec 25

Best Credit Cards for People With Fair Credit

Not everyone has a pristine credit record and that is fine. Whatever the reason may be that you have fair (or average) credit, you can definitely work on improving it. With the right credit card for people with fair credit, you’ll be on your way to qualifying for some of the best credit cards on

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Are Banks Open on Christmas Eve?
Dec 23

Are Banks Open on Christmas Eve?

Christmas is finally here! This year Christmas Eve falls on a Wednesday, and both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will affect bank schedules. Find out which banks plan to stay open on Christmas Eve and get the holiday bank hours for the the 10 largest banks in the U.S. Christmas Eve is the last business day before

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Chase Freedom Strategies to Maximize Cash Back In 2015

Chase Freedom Strategies to Maximize Cash Back In 2015

The new year is just around the corner. For Chase Freedom card customers, including myself, it means new cash back opportunities because we get 5% cash back in categories that change every quarter. As Chase does every year, it released a preview of what these categories will be for each quarter of 2015. It has

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December 2014 Bank Holiday Hours
Dec 22

December 2014 Bank Holiday Hours

It’s the holiday season again, and there’s only a couple of days left until 2014 comes to an end. Do you know if your bank will be open or closed over the holidays? This year’s holidays fall on the weekdays, and it’s important to get all of your banking done in advance. Also, this is

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Best Balance Transfer Credit Card Offers for Debt Consolidation

Best Balance Transfer Credit Card Offers for Debt Consolidation

Stuck in a pile of debt? Do what many other people are doing to dig themselves out: balance transfers. Pick from one of the best balance transfer card offers around to help you get started. Balance transfers 101 When you transfer a credit card balance, you’re essentially using one credit card to pay another credit.

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Best Low Interest Credit Cards to Help You Eliminate Debt
Dec 19

Best Low Interest Credit Cards to Help You Eliminate Debt

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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The Best Credit Cards to Save Money on Family Travel

The Best Credit Cards to Save Money on Family Travel

Trips with the family are great for making treasured memories, but it doesn’t often come cheap. According to a 2014 study by American Express, the average summer trip is expected to cost $1,246. For a family of four, that’s almost $6,000! With the holidays right around the corner, use a travel credit card to save

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The Right Way to React When Your Chase Credit Card Gets Canceled
Dec 18

The Right Way to React When Your Chase Credit Card Gets Canceled

Credit cards, like other bank accounts, can change over time for many reasons. Card issuers can come out with newer cards and sometimes, they’ll automatically switch existing card customers to the new card. Or, perhaps the existing card isn’t getting enough applicants. Or, the card issuer is acquired by another company. Whatever the reason, when it

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Best Prepaid Debit Cards With Low Fees 2014
Dec 16

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 and 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

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When Picking a New Bank Based on Bank Reviews Consider These Helpful Tips
Dec 15

When Picking a New Bank Based on Bank Reviews Consider These Helpful Tips

Before buying a pair of movie tickets, picking a pizza restaurant, choosing a TV or booking a hotel room, people will first go online to see what others are saying. They want to hear the buzz, good or bad. That goes for financial institutions, too. Consumers will scour scores of bank reviews to find the

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