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Banks Often Quietly Offer Higher Rates At Their Internet Affiliates

Friday, February 22, 2013 - 2:20 PM
Interesting Boston Globe article which looks at banks that quietly offer the best rates to their internet customers:
But other banks try to keep their Internet affiliates out of sight from branch customers to avoid confusion and uncomfortable questions about why the bank pays them lower rates.

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In summary, don't expect your bank to tell you about a better deal that it offers on the web.
Ken TuminKen Tumin5,471 posts since
Nov 29, 2009
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1. Friday, February 22, 2013 - 6:06 PM
For those willing to do a little legwork, a great website mentioned in the article will be an invaluable resource.  Good job, Ken!
pearlbrownpearlbrown1,467 posts since
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