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Latest Credit Card Deals: Last Week of April 2014
Yesterday, Apr 23

Latest Credit Card Deals: Last Week of April 2014

With so many different types of credit cards out there, how do you find the perfect one? You’re in luck! Many credit card companies recently introduced amazing deals, offering a wide range of rewards and cash bonuses. Here are the most notable credit card deals from the past week: Sony Card: $100 for Opening New

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Latest Bank Deals: Last Week of April 2014

Latest Bank Deals: Last Week of April 2014

Don’t miss these great bank deals — PNC is currently offering up to $400 for a new checking account! You’re in luck if you’ve been searching for a new bank or checking account. We’ve tracked the best bank deals offered throughout the month of April. Here are a few of the most notable bank deals

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Apr 21

American Express Serve Now Sold and Reloadable at Walmart Stores

American Express announced that its Serve prepaid card is now available for purchase at more than 4,000 Walmart stores nationwide. “By offering American Express Serve alongside Bluebird at Walmart, we’re expanding our portfolio of products to meet the needs of more Walmart shoppers,” said Dan Schulman, group president of enterprise growth at American Express, in

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Walmart Launches Store-to-Store Money Transfer Service
Apr 17

Walmart Launches Store-to-Store Money Transfer Service

Walmart has launched a money transfer service that allows consumers to transfer money between more than 4,000 nationwide Walmart stores. This Walmart-2-Walmart Money Transfer Service looks to compete with the likes of Western Union and MoneyGram. “After listening to our customers complain about the high fees and confusion associated with transferring money, we knew there

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Apr 14

Ally Redesigns iPhone Mobile Banking App with iOS7 Look

Ally Bank gave a makeover to its mobile banking application for the Apple iPhone. It now sports a look that is consistent with the iOS7 operating system. Redesigned from top to bottom, mobile banking customers will see a streamlined menu, improved navigation and combined activity for transfers and other transactions. An update for the free

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Apr 11

Bank of America Refunds Credit Card Customers for Add-On Products

In a settlement with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Bank of America was ordered to refund roughly $727 million to customers who were sold credit card add-on services, such as identity theft protection, between Oct. 1, 2010 to March 31, 2013. Bank of America stopped offering

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MyBankTracker and The Money Coach Join Forces For Financial Literacy Month

MyBankTracker and The Money Coach Join Forces For Financial Literacy Month

Financial Literacy Month is here, and joining us in April is Lynnette Khalfani Cox, better known as The Money Coach. Stay tuned for Lynnette’s answers to your burning financial questions! If you have a money question, tweet us @mybanktracker, @themoneycoach and include #realmoneytalk on Facebook and Twitter. Image via Flickr

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H&R Block to Drop Its Bank Charter to Avoid Tightening Regulations

Well-known tax-preparation services provider H&R Block has found a buyer for its banking division. BofI Federal Bank, parent of many online banks, agreed to purchase assets and liabilities from H&R Block — the exact terms were not disclosed. “This is an important step in ceasing to be regulated as a savings and loan holding company,

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Latest Credit Card Deals: April 2014
Apr 09

Latest Credit Card Deals: April 2014

Have you been thinking about opening up a new credit card? You’re in luck! Many credit card companies recently introduced amazing deals, offering a wide range of rewards and cash bonuses. It’s not a bad idea to compare bonuses before you find the card of your liking. Here are a few of the most notable credit

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Latest Bank Deals: April 2014

Latest Bank Deals: April 2014

Jump on these latest bank deals! Open up a new bank account and get a nice bonus: free money! Act fast many of these bank deals are expiring soon. Here are a few of the most notable bank deals from the past week: PNC Bank: $250 Bonus for New Checking Account (April 2014) First Citizens Bank

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