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YOUR CALL IS IMPORTANT TO US ....
Posted by: Anon456  |   15 votes  |  7 comments
I thought about this when giving advice on NEW account openings. It really is NOT worth it to jump on a special if you cannot get to customer service. I just closed an account I h... read more
Bond Fund Score: Me1004 1, Bozo 0.
Posted by: Bozo  |   6 votes  |  7 comments
Well, friends and neighbors I finally threw in the towel. After a long and losing battle, I cashed out 3/4 of my Vanguard bond fund (VBTLX) to satisfy the remainder of my 2018 RMD.... read more
UICCU Has Changed Their Name.
Posted by: diamondx  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
GREEN STATE CU is the new name of University of Iowa Community CU.... read more
Alliant CU Issues Warning About Scam Involving Its Visa Debit Card
Posted by: me1004  |   7 votes  |  0 comments
I just got a notice from Alliant CU warning about a scam involving its Visa debit card, a scam that sounds quite convincing as the incoming phone call from the scammers will even a... read more
Is Ken Tumin The Jack Bogle Of Deposit Accounts?
Posted by: Bozo  |   38 votes  |  2 comments
With Jack Bogle's passing last week, many articles have been written highlighting his revolutionary approach to investing for the common man: the index fund. Query: Will Ken Tumin... read more
Will Your IRA CD RMD Be Subject To An EWP?
Posted by: Bozo  |   16 votes  |  14 comments
As I turn 70 1/2 this year, the question is of more than academic interest to me. For those DA readers at or nearing RMD territory, it's an issue which might be worthy of inquiry. ... read more
Beware Virtual Bank's Failure To Pay Interest From Day Of ACH Deposit
Posted by: QED  |   10 votes  |  3 comments
Heads up regarding Virtual Bank's e-Money Market accounts. You could understand, maybe, if this applied to paper checks. But Virtual Bank will not pay you interest on funds they re... read more
The Importance Of Asking Questions Of The Bank Or Credit Union.
Posted by: Ally6770  |   10 votes  |  5 comments
Inova Credit Union has zero days when a CD matures. It also does not show on their account page the beneficiaries. It also does not allow you to see or change where you chose that... read more
Hard To Find Info About Banks
Posted by: rarnold2000  |   15 votes  |  11 comments
I have been searching CD and savings info on banks and credit unions. Unfortunately, it has been very frustrating because few of the sites that list various options provide all or ... read more
Bloomberg Business Week On Volatility
Posted by: Bozo  |   3 votes  |  1 comment
This week's Bloomberg Business Week has a short, but good, article on how to stay cool when the market is volatile. In the print edition, it starts at page 25 with a cute photo of ... read more

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