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The Most Memorable Financial News of 2013 A lot happened this year -- see how Americans were put to the test fiscally in our most memorable financial news 2013. Dec 26th, 2013 - Katherine Muniz Why Target-Date Funds Are the Easiest Investment Product Jan 20th, 2016 - Katherine Muniz Christmas Day 2013 Bank Hours: All Banks Closed Mar 20th, 2017 - Theresa Kim Top 5 Credit Cards for Students: Winter 2013 Mar 16th, 2017 - Gerald Morales Christmas Eve 2013 Bank Hours: Banks Will Close Early Mar 20th, 2017 - Theresa Kim Tips How to Protect Your Checking Account on Holiday Season Mar 9th, 2017 - Guest Contributor Simon Says: How to Handle a Windfall in Your 20s Dec 20th, 2013 - Simon Zhen Target Card Data Breach: What Affected Customers Should Do Jun 19th, 2014 - Simon Zhen Fed: Interest Rates to Stay Low for Longer Than Expected Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen What to Know Before Buying a Foreclosure Dec 17th, 2013 - Shirley Pulawski A Look Back: MyBankTracker’s 2013 Banking Predictions Jul 15th, 2014 - Simon Zhen 5 Unique Uses for Prepaid Debit Cards Feb 24th, 2015 - Shirley Pulawski American Plane After Merger Credit Card Changes to Expect After American Airlines-US Airways Merger Mar 14th, 2017 - Simon Zhen Comparing Bank Fees: Santa’s ‘Naughty’ List Part 2 Jun 10th, 2014 - Gerald Morales Simon Says: Late Online Bill Payments Happen, But Easily Remedied Mar 4th, 2017 - Simon Zhen Barclays Barclays Launches Unique Savings Account to Encourage Long-Term Savings Dec 22nd, 2015 - Simon Zhen How Far Have Banks Come in 2013? Dec 9th, 2013 - Gerald Morales Santa’s ‘Nice’ List: Which Banks Charge the Least in Fees? Dec 9th, 2013 - Gerald Morales How to Properly Use a Debt Consolidation Loan Dec 5th, 2013 - Shirley Pulawski Return Deposit Fees Compared Feb 20th, 2015 - Gerald Morales Why You Should Trust Online Banking Mar 20th, 2017 - Katherine Muniz The Best Checking Accounts for Realtors and Business Professionals Jul 15th, 2014 - Gerald Morales Why Do Banks Have Such a Bad Rap? Sep 15th, 2014 - Katherine Muniz Citi ThankYou Preferred Card Citi ThankYou Lets Customers Redeem Points for Any Online Purchase Mar 9th, 2017 - Simon Zhen Black Friday: Banks Are Open As Usual Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 5 Naughty Fees from Banks: Is Your Bank on This List? Dec 9th, 2013 - Gerald Morales The Time It Takes for a Check to Clear at Top 10 Banks Mar 27th, 2017 - Theresa Kim Wells Fargo Thanksgiving Day 2013 Thanksgiving Day 2013 Bank Hours Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen Private Banking Perks for the Wealthy Dec 20th, 2015 - Gerald Morales Fake Money Order Tricks to Be Aware Of Nov 26th, 2013 - Gerald Morales Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Tests New Checking Account in Three States Sep 12th, 2014 - Simon Zhen Pros and Cons of Opening a Second Checking Account Sep 12th, 2014 - Gerald Morales Google Wallet Launches Physical Debit Card Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen Choose Your Checking Account Based on Your Lifestyle Jan 20th, 2016 - Gerald Morales Comparing Excessive Withdrawal Fees for Savings Accounts Nov 18th, 2013 - Gerald Morales How to Manage Multiple Credit Cards During This Holiday Season Mar 14th, 2017 - Gerald Morales SmarterBank to Shut Down Due to Low Participation Nov 20th, 2013 - Simon Zhen Mobile Banking Fees Compared at the Top 10 Banks Dec 19th, 2015 - Gerald Morales The Pros and Cons of a Joint Checking Account Nov 19th, 2013 - Gerald Morales Amex Cardmembers Can Use Points to Pay for Recent Charges Sep 25th, 2014 - Simon Zhen Premium Checking Accounts Compared Dec 19th, 2015 - Gerald Morales 5 Important Things You Need to Know About Bond Investing Jan 20th, 2016 - Gerald Morales Avoid Tax Pitfalls When Donating Your Credit Card Rewards Points or Miles Mar 14th, 2017 - Gerald Morales Don’t Miss These Bank Deals! Get Your Rewards & Cash Bonuses (Updated Dec. 2013) Jan 20th, 2016 - Theresa Kim 5 Buzz-Worthy Facts About GE Capital Bank Jan 20th, 2016 - Katherine Muniz GE Capital Bank Awarded Best Savings Account by Money Magazine Dec 22nd, 2015 - Katherine Muniz Barnes and Noble Gift Card Christmas Tree Credit Card Rewards Can Help to Save on Holiday Expenses Mar 14th, 2017 - Simon Zhen Money Order Fees Compared at USPS, Western Union, and More Mar 17th, 2017 - Gerald Morales Smart Banking: Simple Steps to Skip Fees, Add Value to Your Checking Account Mar 20th, 2017 - Guest Contributor Chase Veterans Day Veterans Day Bank Hours 2013: Varies Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 7 Ways to Successfully Settle a Dispute With Your Bank Dec 19th, 2015 - Shirley Pulawski Top-Notch Credit Cards With No Interest for Holiday Spending Jan 20th, 2016 - Gerald Morales Santander Bank Santander Bank’s Extra 20 Checking Account Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 6 Ways to Maximize Your Cash Back Credit Card Jun 19th, 2014 - Katherine Muniz Everyone Deserves a Second Chance With Banks Dec 19th, 2015 - Gerald Morales How Secure Is Your Safe Deposit? Dec 19th, 2015 - Gerald Morales 4 Fees That Are Always Worth Paying Oct 30th, 2013 - Gerald Morales Citibank branch Citi Forward Credit Card Stops Offering 5X ThankYou Points Mar 10th, 2017 - Simon Zhen Ally Bank to Raise Early Withdrawal Penalties on Long-Term CDs Jan 20th, 2016 - Simon Zhen U.S. Bank to Launch Mobile Photo Balance Transfer in November Jun 19th, 2014 - Simon Zhen New GM Card Only Worthwhile for Future GM-Branded Car Owners Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen Checking Account Fees Rise, Fee Waivers Tougher at the Big Banks in 2013 Mar 20th, 2017 - Simon Zhen Cashier's Checks Frequently Asked Questions About Fake Cashier’s Checks May 6th, 2016 - Mariel Leibowitz 6 Ways to Avoid Financial Ruin from Credit Card Debt Mar 14th, 2017 - Shirley Pulawski Online Banks Raise 5-Year CD Rates to 2% APY Dec 22nd, 2015 - Simon Zhen Bank of America Makes It Slightly Easier to Avoid Overdraft Fees Oct 22nd, 2013 - Simon Zhen Rated by You! The Top 5 Traditional Banks on MyBankTracker: Fall 2013 Mar 9th, 2017 - Mariel Leibowitz TD Bank May Look to Buy Citizens Bank From RBS Oct 15th, 2013 - Simon Zhen People Hoarding Cash Since Financial Crisis Began Mar 20th, 2017 - Shirley Pulawski Columbus Day 2013 Bank Hours: Some Big Banks Are Open Mar 12th, 2015 - Simon Zhen Comparing Overdraft Fees: Fall 2013 Feb 25th, 2015 - Katherine Muniz BBVA Compass Launches 4 New Checking Accounts Oct 10th, 2013 - Simon Zhen 5 Things to Know About Janet Yellen Jan 20th, 2016 - Mariel Leibowitz Comparing Early Account Closure Fees: Fall 2013 Dec 15th, 2016 - Mariel Leibowitz The Occupy Prepaid Card Struggles to Outrank the Best Oct 8th, 2013 - Simon Zhen Ready to Make the Switch? What to Look for in a New Bank Feb 25th, 2015 - Simon Zhen Did the Debit Card Rule Help Consumers Save $5.87 Billion or Not? Jul 9th, 2014 - Simon Zhen Banks to the Rescue: Helping Furloughed Customers Jun 19th, 2014 - Mariel Leibowitz 5 Secrets Banks Don’t Want You to Know About Jan 20th, 2016 - Mariel Leibowitz 4 Smart Ways to Manage Your Credit Card Debt Dec 3rd, 2015 - Mariel Leibowitz How to Opt-Out of Information Sharing With Your Bank Oct 10th, 2016 - Shayla Mars What Students Should Know About University-Bank Partnerships Oct 2nd, 2013 - Shayla Mars Don’t Fall Victim to Card-Skimming Fraud Mar 3rd, 2015 - Simon Zhen Credit cards with EMV chips Unhappy With Your Credit Card? 6 Reasons It’s Time to Switch Mar 14th, 2017 - Shirley Pulawski Large Wire Transfers Cost Less With Banks Sep 22nd, 2014 - Simon Zhen 4 Loan Mistakes That Scare Off Lenders Sep 25th, 2013 - Shayla Mars What It Costs to Cash a Check at Someone Else’s Bank Jun 26th, 2014 - Mariel Leibowitz 4 Reasons Customers Are Unhappy With Their Checking Experience Dec 19th, 2015 - Mariel Leibowitz Simon Says: Debt Disappears Faster With Just $10 More Per Month Mar 14th, 2017 - Simon Zhen Why You Shouldn’t Let Your Rewards Accumulate Oct 17th, 2016 - Simon Zhen Bank of America Stops Testing New Checking Accounts Nov 17th, 2014 - Simon Zhen Want Bank Teller Service? It Might Cost You Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen How to Switch Bank Accounts Quickly Mar 9th, 2017 - Shayla Mars Top 5 Cash Back Credit Cards: Fall 2013 Oct 17th, 2016 - Simon Zhen Huntington Unveils Versatile Rewards Credit Card Jan 20th, 2016 - Simon Zhen Can Your Friends Affect Your Chances of Getting a Loan? Mar 18th, 2017 - Simon Zhen The Better Travel Rewards Card: Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card vs. Barclaycard Arrival Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen Automatic Banking: 5 Ways to Stay on Track Sep 2nd, 2013 - Shayla Mars Labor Day Bank Hours 2013: Banks Closed Mar 12th, 2015 - Simon Zhen How Are You Affected by a Bank Merger or Failure? Mar 18th, 2017 - Simon Zhen