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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

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I would like to thank all of you for your support this year, and I wish you all a safe and happy holiday season. I'll be taking a break on the postings for next few days as I visit with family.

If you're looking for recent bank deals, refer to my bank deals hub where readers can post on the deals they find. For recent deals that I've reviewed, please refer to my last weekly summary. Many of these deals are still available including ING Direct's 2% 12-month CD (see review).

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26 comments.
Comment #1 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Happy Holidays to you, Ken; for your dedication and effort toward this informational forum!!

Keep up the excellent work/tradition!!

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Comment #2 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays right back to you! Enjoy your time with family. Thank you for your "Bank Deals".

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Comment #3 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Happy holidays to you, also. Thanks for the most useful financial blog I know!

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Comment #4 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Merry Christmas to you, too! And thank you for a job well done.

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Comment #5 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Happy holidays Ken, have a great Christmas. You certainly deserve it. Thanks for all your hard work.

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Comment #6 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Happy holidays to you too and thank you very much for all this site!

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Comment #7 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Site does nothing. Who has gotten wealthy from the BANKS? They exist for bankers themselves.

Site only exists to empower bankers while the average person gets pennies on the dollar. Even the highest bank rates don't pay well.

Long live gold currency.

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Comment #8 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Merry Christmas!

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Comment #9 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Hey look, even Snippy @ 2:15pm sends his love! Merry Christmas Ken!

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Comment #10 by ichaelm/Mike (anonymous) posted on
ichaelm/Mike
Merry Christmas, Ken. I echo the 9:09am poster's comment.

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Comment #11 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
To
Anonymous, at 2:15 PM, December 24, 2009

If that is what you think, why do you even bother visiting this site?

Most of us here thing "Banking Guy" is the greatest. He really keeps us savers informed.

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Comment #12 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Some people are born nasty, even the best service wwould not make them happy.

Yeah, just take a walk to your gold mountain.

Cheers.

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Comment #13 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
KEN WISHING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR ! GOD BLESS!

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Comment #14 by djc314 (anonymous) posted on
djc314
yes merry christmas to all...and thanks to ken for his hard work and good luck to his new web site...lets hope that santa can bring us savers some better rates....remember is was less than 16 months ago that we saw 6% 3 year cds....so anything is possible...

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Comment #15 by O-Qua Tangin Wann (anonymous) posted on
O-Qua Tangin Wann
Happy Holidays to Ken and everyone!

I wish everyone endless love, happiness, and success in 2010!

~O-Qua Tangin Wann

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Comment #16 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Merry Christmas to you too! Thank you very much for all your hard work on this blog. I'm just a small potato here but I still can benefit from it through this tough time. Thank you.

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Comment #17 by Annie (anonymous) posted on
Annie
Merry Christmas to you too! Thank you for all the hard work you do. I've been following your posts daily for almost 2 years now and definitely has helped me immensely! I wish you and your family all the wonderful things.

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Comment #18 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Ken,
Cannot thank you enough for all the hard work, all the information on every posting and all the explanations on the products. You have been so helpful to so many of us.

I wish you and yours all the best not only this Christmas but always.

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Comment #19 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Thanks so much for all that you do, throughout the year. This blog is over the top fantastic!

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Comment #20 by RJC (anonymous) posted on
RJC
Happiest of holidays to you, too.

Your work is a shining example of what the internet can facilitate: empowering consumers in the marketplace, so that they may stand on equal footing with producers.

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Comment #21 by Mitch (anonymous) posted on
Mitch
Thanks to Banking Guy for his great work in 2009. And may we as savers find in the New Year that (1) we will have more favorable interest rates; and (2)we should be thankful that we have savings at all when many of our fellow citizens are not fortunate enough to have this interest rate "problem." May those in need, including the unemployed, find better fortune in 2010.

Happy New Year to all!!

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Comment #22 by calwatch (anonymous) posted on
calwatch
Merry Christmas to Ken and family for providing all of those great deals over the past years.

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Comment #23 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Thank you for all of your hard work!

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Comment #24 by Dan The Man (anonymous) posted on
Dan The Man
Take a break #1. Merry Christmas. I discovered your Blog 2 years ago. Its been a blessing. Got many great Bank Deals. Thanks

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Comment #25 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
Long live the Gold currency? Ha!
Well, I want YOU to put ALL of your money right NOW into bullion gold. Three things can happen. The price can remain the same as it is indefinitely (extremely unlikely), the price can rise to many thousands of dollars an ounce (and you would make a killing), or the price can drop down significantly (and you would get nearly wiped out). Now let's see what the price will be 10, 20, 30 years from now.....

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Comment #26 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
I look to "Banking Guy" for the best rate for my hard earned savings, not risky investments.
I don't visit this site looking for advice on gold.

Price of gold:

10 years from now?
Got to spend some to live on in the mean time.

20 years from now?
Can't wait that long.

30 years from now?
Who cares, I probably won't be around.

I wish everybody a

$ GREENER NEW YEAR $

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