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Best Savings and Money Market Accounts Available Nationwide
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  1 answer
There continues to be 5 banks that offer savings accounts available nationwide with rates of around 2.00% as of 4/28/10. However, all but one have a limit on the amount that can qu... read more
I Apologize If This Is A Dumb Question But
Posted by: Anonymous  |   1 vote  |  1 answer
I apologize if this is a dumb question but... what is an "account" when it comes to NCUA and credit unions? If I have 2 share certificates for $250k each under a single credit unio... read more
Have You Seen the New Health Tabs at DepositAccounts.com?
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  0 answers
For each bank that we follow, we have a rates and reviews page for that bank or credit union. One of the tabs on this page covers the health of the institution. In addition to the ... read more
Unusually High CD Rates Advertised in Your Paper?
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   4 votes  |  0 answers
As I was looking for CD deals in newspaper ads this Sunday, I came across a few ads that list very high short-term CD rates. However, the ads are not from banks or credit unions. E... read more
Inflation Risk Mitigation - Usefulness of Gold?
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  0 answers
Brad at BestCashCow has a useful discussion on how to mitigate inflation risk in your portfolio. He makes the claim that gold may not be as good of an inflation hedge as many belie... read more
I Keep Checking Bankrate
Posted by: Anonymous  |   3 votes  |  0 answers
I keep checking Bankrate.com for a new rating on Alliant Credit Union but they still are showing the same rating based on September 2009 data even though it's the middle of April 2... read more
COMMENTS RE
Posted by: Anonymous  |   1 vote  |  1 answer
COMMENTS RE:  AMERICA'S CREDIT UNION IN WASHINGTON STATE. I opened some bump-up certificates at 5% in Oct 2008;  the agreement was that one would be able to add to ... read more
Is Anyone Familiar With A Savings Vehicle Known As The Peter Newmann Investment Club
Posted by: Anonymous  |   0 vote  |  0 answers
Is anyone familiar with a savings vehicle known as the Peter Newmann Investment Club? The info at the organization's web site describes this savings account as one for which f... read more
Credit Card Reward Points - How to Maximize
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  1 answer
How do you use your cash back credit cards to maximize your rewards? This post at the Not Made of Money Blog has a few useful but generic tips.... read more
Is Fort Knox Credit Union Better Deal Than Ally Bank As Far As Early Withdrawl Penalty Is Concern
Posted by: Anonymous  |   1 vote  |  0 answers
Is fort knox credit union better deal than ally bank as far as early withdrawl penalty is concern?They have 90 days of interest penalty and if u go go with 5 years with  100k ... read more
Do District Boundaries Follow State Lines
Posted by: Anonymous  |   3 votes  |  0 answers
Do District boundaries follow state lines? The District boundaries follow state lines, with some exceptions: •1st District, Boston. Connecticut (excluding Fairfield County),... read more
I Live In Michigan
Posted by: Anonymous  |   1 vote  |  0 answers
I live in Michigan. Not sure if we use the Cleveland federal reserve or not. Am trying to find out but the routing and transit number was listed in the list as being local and I ju... read more
Pros and Cons of a Charge Card
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  4 answers
Charge cards are similar to credit cards but require you to pay in full every month. According to this CNNMoney.com article Charge cards generally make sense only if you're a big s... read more
TO # 267 , Friday
Posted by: Anonymous  |   0 vote  |  0 answers
TO #267, Friday, March 12, 2010 - 6:43 PM CT “I'm still wondering if anyone knows of any other credit union that has failed to honor their posted prospective rate” &n... read more
To Anonymous # 267
Posted by: Anonymous  |   3 votes  |  0 answers
To Anonymous # 267, How about Pacific Resources Credit Union?  They show a projected tiered rate structure where you never reach the stated rate in that tier because your in... read more
To Anonymous 252
Posted by: me1004  |   3 votes  |  1 answer
To Anonymous 252: Which credit union was that? We haven't had any listing at 2.0% APY on savings accounts other than Alliant, but they actually paid 2.0. They paid 1.75 on their in... read more
Fewer Deals on Liquid CDs
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  3 answers
I came across this review I did last September on nationwide liquid CDs. These include CDs that allow additional deposits and those that allow penalty-free withdrawals. I'm afraid ... read more
Simple/Complicated Question
Posted by: Mike  |   0 vote  |  0 answers
Simple/complicated question: Is there software available to track CD's similar to the Savings Bond Wizard program from Treasury Direct? I'm pondering opening a 10 year CD every... read more
The CD Rate At Northrop Grumman CU Is Good For Members Prior To January 31St 2010
Posted by: Anonymous  |   1 vote  |  0 answers
The CD rate at Northrop Grumman CU is good for members prior to January 31st 2010, not to new members.  I rather buy a a closed end Bond Fund or an aggregate Bond ETF which pa... read more
To: Me From
Posted by: Anonymous  |   2 votes  |  0 answers
To: Me From: Bozo   Re: Secret Handshake   First, yes, a branch visit is required (how else to use the grip?). Second, you must mutter "bad rates, bad rates" un... read more

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