Synchrony Credit Cards review

Synchrony Bank backs over 120 major credit and store-based credit cards. In fact, Synchrony holds over 74 million customer accounts connected to U.S. stores. This means that if your wallet holds a credit card with a store’s name on it, there’s a good chance that you’re a customer of Synchrony Bank. These include big names […]

fixed rate credit cards

How to evaluate credit card offers Don’t take offers at face value Pay attention to fees Read past the APR offers Evaluate the perks Credit cards can be an advantageous financial tool when chosen well and used responsibly. But the wrong card in the wrong hands can bring serious financial headaches. Choosing a credit card […]

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As of January 2019, the average APR for a 48-month auto loan was 5.30%. Average auto loan rates January 2019 48-month new car loans 5.30% APR 60-month new car loans 5.37% APR 36-month used car loans 5.54% APR The average APR for 60-month auto loans was a little higher at 5.37% APR. However, dealerships can […]

tax filing status - End of year tax filing tips

Standard tax deductions 2018/2019 Single taxpayer – $12,000 Married taxpayers filing a joint return – $24,000 Head of household taxpayers – $18,000 Single taxpayer blind or 65 and older – $13,550 Single taxpayer – 65 or older and blind – $15,100 Head of household blind or 65 and older – $18,550 Head of Household 65 […]

Best deserve credit cards

Customers interested in benefiting from a travel card without steep annual fees may want to look into the Deserve Pro Mastercard. Deserve now offers cardholders an invitation for a complimentary one-year Deserve Pro Priority Pass Select Membership. The value of this special travel perk is $99. How to benefit from this offer New cardholders are […]

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After making a name for themselves with a successful online trading platform, Robinhood offered its customers a no-fee Robinhood Checking and Savings account. Well, it did for a couple of days before the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, SIPC, stepped in. Invitations were to be sent out beginning in January 2019 to open these accounts but now […]

Prosper announced that they plan to work with banks, rather than compete with them when they launch a new, online Prosper HELOC product. This choice is a strategic move beyond personal loans; the only product focused on by Prosper since 2005. Their new product arrives at a time when HELOC lines of credit are predicted […]

tax filing status - End of year tax filing tips

Top 10 End of Year Tax Tips for 2019

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time for last-minute tax planning. Just a few tweaks could save you a bundle on your taxes. However, timing is crucial with taxes. Act before it’s too late and take advantage of all the tax breaks available with our tax tips for 2018. The first thing to remember […]

HSBC parnters with Avant to offer personal loans

Beginning next year, HSBC Bank will connect with Chicago based Avant Inc. to offer personal loans of up to $30,000 to it’s U.S. customers. Loans with terms of up to five years will be available. Our platform provides HSBC with a tried and true technology solution that is customizable and provides the tools to help […]

Renters and Home Insurance That Covers Dogs

Most people take for granted the importance of having rental insurance when renting an apartment or condo, and that can be a huge mistake. They assume their landlord has coverage and any problems related to the rental are their responsibility. The truth about renters and landlord’s insurance The reality is that the landlord’s insurance only protects […]