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Would You Tolerate Monthly Fees For Online Banking?
The Consumer Reports Blog reviews a study on online banking and fees: Mintel asked consumers how much they would be willing to pay for online banking services, such as paying bills... read more
I Need Your Help ???
I will be happy and grateful to anyone who has any information to help me find the site where the laws of U.S. banks .. My problem is I know an international friend of mine owns a ... read more
I saw the posting here about a Chinese bank, located on US soil, that allowed for US residents to save there. Is there a similar situation for the Australian banking system?&... read more
Why My Paycheck Gets Deducted When There's Extra Days In A Months (5 Tuesdays And Thursdays In March, June Etc.)
I'm really confused about my paycheck. I work for a small business, tuesdays and thursday half day (4 hours instead of 8, part-time), my boss tells me that my pay will be reduced,... read more
Anyone Know Of Any Online Checking Accounts With A Visa/MC Check Card That Does Not Do A Hard Pull?
Hey guys.. anyone know of any online Checking accounts with a Visa/MC Check Card that does not do a hard pull? Looks like Schwabb, ING, iGoBanking all do hard pulls.. not sure wher... read more
Small Quantity Check (25) Order
Does any one know where to go to order few checks (25 or so)? All the places I see, the minumum order is for 150-200 checks costing $10.95 or more (+ shipping). I am sure many of y... read more
Funding Reward Checking Accounts
In the face of declining caps and declining rates on RCAs, I went through a preliminary exercise to determine how best to deploy my available cash across 11 RCAs so as to ear... read more
Installment Savings Accounts?
Several banks' insallment savings accounts are reasonable rates for the duration they are offered. The problem being the lag time of placing money into the accounts. As a h... read more
Fort Knox FCU Early Withdrawal Penalty -- Refusal To Allow Closure
For a while now, there has been the suggestion that getting into longer term CDs with relatively small early withdrawal penalties might be a good way to get better returns. The lat... read more
Reward Checking Accounts - When Are They Worth It?
I think I've just come up for air... Reward checking accounts seem very attractive. However, what do we really make when we're spending so much? At $5K and 3% APY, you earn $12... read more
Banks And CU's Capable Of Exchanging PGP Email
I've heard that there are some non-US banks that are capable of receiving and sending email (real email, not web messages). I heard a German bank is even capable of sending a... read more
Super Rich Stocking Up On Gold - Wise Investment?
The super rich have increased their purchases of gold ETFs, futures and bullion. Does owning some gold make sense from an insurance policy against future economic and currency cris... read more
Gold ATMs Coming To America
From CNBC.com: A German firm that installs and manages gold vending machines aims to introduce them into the United States this year as it expands rapidly to take advantage of dema... read more
Negotiating Higher CD Rates - How Much Money Does It Take?
Any long-time CD investor will know that you can often negotiate higher CD rates than what banks post. It often requires a large deposit to get the best deals. It was mentioned in ... read more
Interest Rates For Very High Balances For Money Market Or Savings Accounts
Ken - Is there a way of locating accounts that have a tiered interest rate for accounts with $100,000 or $500,000 minimum balance? i would think it might be possible to find rates ... read more
IRA Cds How Do They Work?
Can someone explain how IRA cds work? If I see a rate I like can I buy it in my Roth at Fidelity or do I have to buy directly from that bank?... read more
Which Is Better: Credit Card Hotel Rewards Or Cash Rewards?
Mr Credit Card answers a reader's question about this. The reader spends $25K per month (small business owner) and has to pay with either Visa or MasterCard. Other factors are cons... read more
Has anyone received the $50 bonus after 10 bill payments yet? I paid my 10th bill last week and am waiting.... read more
Has Anyone Had A Reward Checking Closed Because Of Small Debits?
This has not happened to anyone I know. Just curious.... read more