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MyBankTracker and The Money Coach Join Forces For Financial Literacy Month
Apr 11

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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Discover Bank Raises Long-Term CD Rates

Discover Bank has made significant rate increases to its long-term certificates of deposit (CDs). For instance, the online bank’s 5-year CD rate jumped from 1.65% APY to 1.95% APY. Its 10-year CD rate went from 1.90% APY to 2.25% APY. The rate changes from Discover Bank fall in line with the overall trend with CD

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Apr 04

Barclays Raises 4-Year, 5-Year CD Rates

Barclays has increased the rates on its 4-year and 5-year CD rates to stay on par with the competition, which has been pushing more attractive long-term CD rates in recent months. At Barclays, the 4-year CD rate jumped from 1.65% APY to 1.70% APY. The 5-year CD rate went from 2.15% APY to 2.25% APY,

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FirstCapital Bank of Texas Launches Video Teller ATMs
Apr 02

FirstCapital Bank of Texas Launches Video Teller ATMs

FirstCapital Bank of Texas, based in Midland, Texas with $824 million in assets, introduced video teller ATM technology. It allows customers to speak with live, remote bank associates through an ATM at any time during every day of the week. The bank says that up to 95 percent of transactions typically conducted at a teller

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Mar 28

EverBank 4-Year, 5-Year CD Rates Make Big Jumps

EverBank has increased the rates of two of its long-term certificates of deposit. The online bank’s 4-year CD rate has risen from 1.65% APY to 1.85% APY while the 5-year CD rate jumped from 2.12% APY to 2.27% APY. Both have become top rates available nationwide for their respective maturity terms. EverBank requires a minimum

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Latest Credit Card Deals: March 2014
Mar 26

Latest Credit Card Deals: March 2014

Looking to open a new credit card? Now is the time to do so. Many credit card companies recently introduced amazing deals offering a wide range of rewards and cash bonuses. Two new credit cards were launched by American Express this week. Here are some of the latest credit card deals: American Express: 40,000 Bonus

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Latest Bank Deals: March 2014

Latest Bank Deals: March 2014

You search for deals when you make purchases —  so why not do the same when you’re looking for a bank account? Now is as good a time as any to open a new checking account. Many banks recently introduced amazing deals — offering a wide range of rewards and cash bonuses. Here are some

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