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Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen Hot rewards rates Rewards Checking Makes the Biggest Comeback Since 2008 Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen survey on how far students would go to loose debt Survey: Student Debtors Willing to Give Up Organs, Possessions for Relief Jan 20th, 2016 - Simon Zhen retirementtimelineINFO You Thought the Path to Retirement Was Confusing, Think Again [Infographic] Sep 15th, 2015 - Simon Zhen student-loan-infograph-thumb How Far Would You Go to Get Rid of Your Student Debt? [Infographic] Oct 23rd, 2015 - Simon Zhen Small moves can go a long way, even for tiny things such as an ATM visit. 20 Highly Skillful Money Moves You Can Master In Just 60 Seconds Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen What a great feeling it can be to clean up your closet... and your finances. Photo: Flickr Asking How Many Bank Accounts You Need Is Stupid Aug 21st, 2015 - Simon Zhen 5531274984_6675a9eb7d_b Living the American Dream Means Being Poor on Purpose Sep 22nd, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_155390825 You Won’t Survive In the 10 Most Expensive U.S. Cities, Even With These Great Jobs Dec 22nd, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_280125734 College Grads: 3 Tenacious Bank Accounts for the Next Decade of Your Life Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_280611161 You Don’t Have to Switch Banks to Get a Better Checking Account Jul 16th, 2015 - Simon Zhen IMG_1216 Ally Bank Fees on the Rise: ATM Access and Overdrafts Cost More Jul 9th, 2015 - Simon Zhen chasePrivateClientMain Chase Loosens Up on Rules to Qualify for Checking Accounts Jul 8th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_285336851 What Happens When You Deposit a Post-Dated Check Early? Dec 23rd, 2015 - Simon Zhen Independence Day Bank Holiday Schedule 2015 Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 2640997226_cb200ac72e_b Are Banks Open the Friday Before Fourth of July? Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 17837587743_24e2f71ecd_k Does Radius Bank Offer the New Best Online Checking Account? Dec 21st, 2015 - Simon Zhen 15184581056_404e085899_k Credit Card Hack: How to Sell Your Barclaycard Travel Miles Apr 18th, 2016 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_203222473 New Startup to Become the Uber of Banks? Abra Turns Everyday People Into ATMs Jun 17th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 8625257807_7f88dd4164_k Do You Really Have to Show ID When Using Your Credit Card? Jul 21st, 2016 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_162030545 How to Crack the Secret Code of Your Credit Card Numbers Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen androidpay Android Pay Is Finally Here: Will It Make Up for Google Wallet’s Failure? Jun 2nd, 2015 - Simon Zhen 16165619661_26f0a28bd3_b Did You Know CD Rates Are Rising Fast? How to Save Big Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 16226795287_714a8b5187_h 3 Quick But Aggressive Shortcuts for a Higher Credit Score Jul 20th, 2016 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_214085125 Here’s Why You’re Still Not Making an Emergency Fund a Priority Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen ChaseTSbranch Chase to Raise Monthly Fees In Certain States Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 7546690688_893630954a_b Lesson From Starbucks: Creative Ways That Hackers Can Steal From You May 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_278512055 Online Checking Accounts at Ally Bank and Capital One 360 Have a New Rival: MyCBB Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 17189296688_f5ff3001af_k How to Open an IRA Retirement Account In 10 Minutes Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 6437349881_f41fa1f922_b How to Prioritize Your Emergency Fund With Other Financial Goals Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_164798936 Insider Secrets from a Chase Banker: How to Complain the Right Way Apr 24th, 2015 - Simon Zhen GH9A3553 Has Capital One 360 Lived Up to ING Direct? Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_225708982 MasterCard vs. Visa: Which Has Better Concierge Service? Apr 18th, 2016 - Simon Zhen free-credit-score Don’t Pay for FICO Credit Scores: They Come Free With These Credit Cards Jul 19th, 2016 - Simon Zhen IMG_1042 How I Increased My Overall Credit Card Limits By 22 Percent Aug 9th, 2016 - Simon Zhen IMG_1118 How to Cash In on Chase Checking Account Bonuses Jul 13th, 2015 - Simon Zhen chase Hate Chase’s No-Cash Deposit Policy? Chase QuickPay Can Help Mar 31st, 2015 - Simon Zhen IMG_1061 Cashier’s Check, Money Order and Personal Check: Which One Clears the Fastest? Jan 25th, 2016 - Simon Zhen photo 4 Sending Money Is Getting Easier for U.S. Bank Customers Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 20150315-widh113800 BMO Harris Bank: Regional Bank Now Lets You Withdraw Cash With Your Smartphone Mar 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen allybankcheck Top 10 U.S. Banks Have Tough Rules on Check Deposits With Multiple Payees Jan 26th, 2016 - Simon Zhen Screen Shot 2015-03-11 at 2.08.24 PM 4 Apple Watch Apps Can Help You Manage Your Finances Better Mar 11th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 4464666197_1fd4e9f690_b Merchant Codes Exposed: Why You Didn’t Get Your Credit Card Rewards Aug 10th, 2016 - Simon Zhen Stratos Card 3 Battle of the All-in-one Smart Cards: Is the New Stratos Better Than Coin and Plastic? Jun 20th, 2016 - Simon Zhen IMG_1047 Amex Raises APRs on 1 Million Credit Cards: What You Can Do Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 15247334137_f8382c77f0_k How You’re Affected By the Breakup of Costco and Amex May 12th, 2016 - Simon Zhen discover it miles barclay miles Discover it® Miles Card Review: Is It the Best Travel Rewards Credit Card? Jul 22nd, 2016 - Simon Zhen IMG_1039 Using Citi Price Rewind: How to Get the Most Money Back Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen IMG_1038 The Best Second Chance Checking Accounts Found at Big Banks Jan 25th, 2016 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_250039243 The Best EMV Chip Credit Cards for Travel and Shopping Jul 7th, 2016 - Simon Zhen acornsapp Are Savings Apps, Like Digit and Acorns, Better Than Savings Accounts? Jan 27th, 2016 - Simon Zhen coins change Coin-Counting Machines Still Exist: Which Banks Have Them? May 31st, 2016 - Simon Zhen 6837539245_61ef7069cf_b Winning Your Super Bowl Bet Means You’ll Pay Taxes Jan 31st, 2015 - Simon Zhen 14315096229_581f904073_k1-314x208 What You Need to Know to Max Out Your Retirement Savings In 2015 Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen IMG_1018 Are Banks Open After Inclement Weather From Winter Storm Juno? Jan 27th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_181109561 Student Checking May Get Pricey After Graduation and How to Avoid It Feb 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_25797355 Bank of America Credit Card Customers Are Getting Free FICO Credit Scores Jan 26th, 2016 - Simon Zhen IMG_1002 Chase to Start Giving Out Free FICO Credit Scores Nov 12th, 2015 - Simon Zhen Discover it credit card 4 Tips to Get the Most Cash Back From Your Discover it® Card Jan 5th, 2016 - Simon Zhen IMG_0993-2 5 Banking Predictions for 2015: Card Security, Savings Rates and More Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen American_Cash Tips to Maximize Your Citi Dividend Cash Back In 2015 Feb 22nd, 2016 - Simon Zhen mybanktracker_logo_news Reflecting on MyBankTracker’s 2014 Banking Predictions Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen Chase Freedom® 4 Ways to Maximize your Chase Freedom® Cash Back Rewards Sep 14th, 2016 - Simon Zhen photo-47 5 Best Balance Transfer Credit Card Offers for Debt Consolidation Sep 22nd, 2016 - Simon Zhen Family travel cards The Best Credit Cards to Save Money on Family Travel Sep 22nd, 2016 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_240171772 How to React When Your Chase Credit Card Gets Cancelled Sep 28th, 2016 - Simon Zhen 15955598901_9a120d3fb1_k 5 Best Prepaid Debit Cards With Low Fees Sep 6th, 2016 - Simon Zhen IMG_1955 Why Chase’s Basic Checking Account Struggles to Beat Online Checking Accounts Feb 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 14630203914_110b729434_k Lessons Learned When Wells Fargo Didn’t Honor Widow’s CD Nov 4th, 2015 - Simon Zhen credit cards annual fee Why a $95 Credit Card Annual Fee Can Be Worth It Aug 10th, 2016 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_161195729 Is TD Bank Closing on More Holidays Than Usual? Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen IMG_0766 EMV Chip Security Explained and Which Credit Cards Have It Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen American Express Free FICO Credit Score American Express Offers Free FICO Credit Scores to Some Customers Jan 26th, 2016 - Simon Zhen IMG_0902 Paying Too Much in Credit Card Fees? See Which Cards Help You Avoid Them Aug 12th, 2016 - Simon Zhen 2500097744_c4f8196685_o What to Consider When Your Child Asks, ‘Can I Get a Credit Card?’ Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 247638204_e18c4a7dbc_b Drop that Call: The Best Ways to Contact Your Bank Without a Phone Nov 12th, 2014 - Simon Zhen 6239644732_8b47598080_b Here’s How to Prepare Yourself for Rising Savings Rates Nov 7th, 2014 - Simon Zhen photo-58 Apple Pay Just Added More Cards, Is Yours One of Them? Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen photo-57 Citi to Begin Offering Free FICO Credit Scores to Credit Card Customers Nov 4th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_147365150 What You Can Do About the Rising Citibank Checking Account Fees Feb 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen gas pump credit card 4 Best Gas Credit Cards to Help You Save at the Pump Sep 29th, 2016 - Simon Zhen Plane Taxiing Make The Most of Your Vacation With a Travel Card Aug 12th, 2016 - Simon Zhen 14500909268_7cd7163364_k Choosing a New Checking Account: Ally Bank vs. Capital One 360 Dec 22nd, 2015 - Simon Zhen airport Comparing Expedia Credit Card to Other Travel Cards: Review Aug 12th, 2016 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_161194580 Wells Fargo Free Credit Score Promotion Not a Big Deal When There Are Free Alternatives Nov 4th, 2015 - Simon Zhen photo-51 Cash Back Credit Cards Offer Major Cash Back This Holiday Season Nov 4th, 2015 - Simon Zhen iphone 6 apple pay amex How to Use Apple Pay: What Debit and Credit Cards Are Supported? Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_161193728 Citibank Challenges Online Banks With New Checking Account Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen photo-50 How to Max Out Your Rotating Rewards Credit Card Before Q3 2014 Ends Nov 4th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_55948366 Maximize Your Savings With a Rising Interest-Rate Strategy Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen citi double cash discover it card Citi® Double Cash Card vs. Discover it®: Which One is Better? Jun 3rd, 2016 - Simon Zhen freedom_card-discover-it Chase Freedom® vs. Discover it®: Finding the Better Cash Back Credit Card May 18th, 2016 - Simon Zhen citi-double-cash-card-featured Citi® Double Cash Card Is One of the Top All-Purpose Cash Back Credit Cards: Review Sep 23rd, 2016 - Simon Zhen