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Citi Double Cash Card vs. Discover it: Which One is Better?
Sep 15

Citi Double Cash Card vs. Discover it: Which One is Better?

Yes, the new Citi Double Cash Card is getting a lot of attention for its attractive cash back program. But, how does it compare to one of the most popular cash back credit cards currently on the market (Discover it®)? I’ll dissect these cards to see which one is actually better for you. Using the

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Lost Debit Card Replacement Fee Comparison at Top 10 U.S. Banks

Lost Debit Card Replacement Fee Comparison at Top 10 U.S. Banks

Losing your wallet is the worst! Of course there’s the obvious loss of your wallet and cash but the biggest headache comes from having to replace all of your credit and debit cards. Although a hassle, it’s crucial that you report your lost card as soon as possible — otherwise you would be putting all of

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Refinance vs. HELOC: Which One Is Best for Cash-Squeezed Homeowners?
Sep 12

Refinance vs. HELOC: Which One Is Best for Cash-Squeezed Homeowners?

Refinance vs. home equity? That’s the question you need to ask yourself if you now want to tap some of the home equity you’ve built up over the years. For the longest time, you thought the terms were one and the same, but now that you have a great need for a large sum of

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Best Travel Credit Cards With Rewards and Perks

Best Travel Credit Cards With Rewards and Perks

You love to travel. But, it’s expensive! And, your bank account isn’t exactly on the same page as your craving for travel. No worries, we show you the best travel credit cards that will help you satisfy that love for travel in the form of free trips and handy travel benefits. MyBankTracker scoured a large

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3 Financial Indicators That Tell You When to Open a CD
Sep 11

3 Financial Indicators That Tell You When to Open a CD

You’ve done everything the financial experts recommend — saving three to six months in emergency funds, regularly adding to your 401(k) and IRA, paying off your debt and putting away a percentage of your salary. Congratulations! And now you find you have quite a bit of money on hand just sitting in a savings account.

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If You’re Asking When to Buy a House, New Reports Suggest Today’s the Day
Sep 10

If You’re Asking When to Buy a House, New Reports Suggest Today’s the Day

After making the big decision to become a homeowner, when to buy a house is the next big issue to tackle. What if we told you the answer is right now? Maybe you’ve heard the conventional wisdom that you can’t time the market when it comes to buying stocks, but nobody said anything about real

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Chase Freedom vs. Discover it®: Finding the Better Cash Back Credit Card
Sep 09

Chase Freedom vs. Discover it®: Finding the Better Cash Back Credit Card

Cash back is such a great form of credit card rewards — it’s hard to go wrong with cash. After all, it’s a great feeling to know that you’re getting a little money back on your spending. Two of the more popular cash back credit cards are the Chase Freedom and Discover it® cards. Their

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What to Consider When Deciding on a Credit Card Upgrade or Downgrade
Sep 05

What to Consider When Deciding on a Credit Card Upgrade or Downgrade

You may not even realize it, but your credit card issuer may offer a higher- or lower-tiered credit card that you can switch to. For example, American Express Blue Cash Everyday is free, while American Express Blue Cash Preferred comes with more benefits and an annual fee of $75. The key to being happy with

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New Citi Double Cash Card Offers 2% Cash Back: Should You Get It?
Sep 04

New Citi Double Cash Card Offers 2% Cash Back: Should You Get It?

Make way for a new entrant to the pool of cash back credit cards: the new Citi Double Cash Card. It has the chops to become one of the most popular cash back credit cards, thanks to its generous cash back program. The Double Cash Card has no annual fee and offers unlimited 1% cash

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8 Ways to Sidestep the Chase No Cash Deposits Policy

8 Ways to Sidestep the Chase No Cash Deposits Policy

Ever since Chase ended its policy of allowing people to make cash deposits into accounts other than their own, angry consumers have expressed frustration and anger over the move. The Chase no cash deposits policy has sparked a lot of conversation about why the bank changed its rules and what it means for customers. “This

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