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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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How to Finance Home Repairs If You Have Zero Savings

How to Finance Home Repairs If You Have Zero Savings

For far too long you’ve put up with warped windows, wavy floors, uninsulated pipes in danger of bursting, stained ceilings and a sagging deck that is no longer safe. To finance these home repairs and other improvements before winter sets in and causes further water damage, such as mold and dry rot, consider tapping some

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Chase Freedom Changes How You Earn Bonus Points: Keep It or Toss It?
Sep 03

Chase Freedom Changes How You Earn Bonus Points: Keep It or Toss It?

Well, that didn’t take long. Earlier this month, I covered some of the major changes that were coming to the Chase Sapphire Preferred card, one of the more popular travel rewards credit cards. Recently, I got an email notice that my Chase Freedom card will be experiencing some changes as well… and they’re not good

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What You Need to Know About the Latest Bank Security Hack
Sep 02

What You Need to Know About the Latest Bank Security Hack

Big banks experience cyber attacks nearly every day, according to JPMorgan Chase Bank. That scary admission comes in response to the latest banks security hack on Chase and other big banks. The raiders are said to have used sophisticated and unique malware to get deep enough into the banks’ computer systems to delete and manipulate

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Checking Account Fee Comparison at Top 10 U.S. Banks
Aug 31

Checking Account Fee Comparison at Top 10 U.S. Banks

Free checking accounts have been non-existent at major U.S. banks for quite some time now, but you can still get your checking accounts for free. Many banks are willing to waive the cost of these pesky monthly fees when certain requirements are met — typically by maintaining a minimum balance or by posting direct deposits

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5 Excellent Credit Habits to Follow for an Instant Jump In Your Credit Score
Aug 30

5 Excellent Credit Habits to Follow for an Instant Jump In Your Credit Score

Learning how to boost your credit profile is never a bad thing, as many of us try to stretch our dollars by using credit. Most consumers that have excellent credit habits have established solid financial routines that we can all learn from. Here is a look at the best habits of consumers with excellent credit.

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Best Cash Back Credit Cards for Your Shopping
Aug 28

Best Cash Back Credit Cards for Your Shopping

Forget those credit card rewards that come in the form of gift cards, travel or odd gadgets. You want cash. Cash is unbiased, versatile and unhindering. That’s why so many people want to get cash back credit cards, including you. When a cash back credit card is right for you: You pay off your balance

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Will Banks Open on Labor Day?

Will Banks Open on Labor Day?

Labor Day commemorates the incredible economic and social achievements of American workers — and it’s also a much-needed holiday that provides a three-day weekend for many. Businesses and financial institutions will be affected. Find out which banks are open on Labor Day — we break it down for you in our holiday schedule for the

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Student Checking Account Comparison at the Top 10 U.S. Banks
Aug 27

Student Checking Account Comparison at the Top 10 U.S. Banks

September is quickly approaching — which means your high school graduates will finally become college students. There’s a saying that goes: “give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” It’s up to you now to teach your college-bound child

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