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Waiting Until 70 For SS
Posted by: Ally6770  |   4 votes  |  2 comments
I have read several articles lately about those who have waited to collect SS until 70. If they are not working they have to sign up for Medicare.  They are shocked becau... read more
Social Security Temporarily Rolls Back Required Multifactor Authentication When You Access Your Account
Posted by: pearlbrown  |   8 votes  |  0 comments
via Email this morning from Social Security Administration: On July 30, 2016, we began requiring you to sign into your my Social Security account using a one-time code sent ... read more
Pacific Transportation FCU Blocks Its Debit Card In Texas
Posted by: me1004  |   3 votes  |  0 comments
I just got a notice from Pacific Transportation Federal Credit Union, which has four branches only in California, that it is blocking use of its Mastercard debit card in Texas, cit... read more
Alliant Credit Union Increases Daily Mobile Deposit Limit
Posted by: pearlbrown  |   8 votes  |  0 comments
Information received via email this evening: Dear (PearlBrown): We have great news for you (and your wallet). Members asked to deposit larger amounts using the Alliant Mobile Ban... read more
Walmart Did Not Allow Debit Card To Be Used As Credit Card.
Posted by: kiwi  |   9 votes  |  8 comments
On 5/1/2015, I had 5 out of 12 Walmart transactions post as debits. You have to keep close track of your credit transactions or you may be short on your rewards chec... read more
Andrews FCU 7-Year IRA CD At 3% No Longer Available?
Posted by: Bozo  |   2 votes  |  4 comments
I went to their website this morning, August 1, and could no longer find the 7-year 3% IRA CD listed.  Has it been pulled?... read more
Patelco IRA CD Info For Those 59 1/2+
Posted by: Bozo  |   3 votes  |  0 comments
For those over 59 1/2 (or close thereto), you can add one additional financial institution which offers no EWP on IRA CDs for withdrawals for folks over 59 1/2, Patelco. While the ... read more
Senior Surprise: Getting Switched With Little Warning Into Medicare Advantage
Posted by: pearlbrown  |   10 votes  |  2 comments
Off topic but may be of interest to readers who are eligible for / covered by Medicare Only days after Judy Hanttula came home from the hospital after surgery last November, her d... read more
Anybody Else Get An Email From Ally Bank With Incorrect Bonus Amount For Opening An IRA?
Posted by: jimbeau  |   3 votes  |  5 comments
I popped for the $250 bonus for opening a 50K IRA account with Ally earlier in the year.   They're supposed to post the bonus at the end of this month.  However, the... read more
Great HUMANITY In Our Town.
Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  0 comments
A few years ago we had several business people that gave money anonymously to provide children who went through the our city public school system a free college education... read more