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ESSB Direct
Posted by: JimN  |   2 votes  |  1 comment
Today (12/3/16) a CSR stated that the 1.25% APY/Money Market Special 3 is closed to new applications.... read more
Save 10% On Target Gift Cards, Sunday (12/4/2016) Only
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   4 votes  |  0 comments
Saw this mentioned on some personal finance blogs, and I thought this was worth mentioning. It’s now being advertised at Target.com: The important details: This Sunday, Dec. 4 onl... read more
Chase Bank And New Cash Deposit Rules
Posted by: paoli2  |   75 votes  |  44 comments
I was wondering if anyone has encountered what is going to be the new rules for "any" bank cash deposits as of March 1, 2014?  I just returned from my local Chase Bank to depo... read more
Is Your Parent's Asset Allocation Appropriate These Days?
Posted by: Bozo  |   4 votes  |  1 comment
I have read so much here (and elsewhere) about the "beauty" of a "set-and-forget" 50/50 (or 60/40) asset allocation. Backward-looking analyses (of which there are as many as there ... read more
Assisting Aging Parents With Financial Matters
Posted by: pearlbrown  |   9 votes  |  5 comments
The Morningstar article suggests that early and open communication is key to broaching the topic and offers ideas on framing the conversation.  Read more here.... read more
EWP For IRA CDs
Posted by: Frank Walker  |   1 vote  |  5 comments
This is only just a heads up.  The scenario: You have an IRA CD.  You decide to close it before maturity, for whatever reason, and pay the penalty. The rub: IRS rules ... read more
ACH Limits
Posted by: Anon456  |   6 votes  |  3 comments
OK - can use some verification or input on my experience here. Just did an ACH transfer to Andrews for $100K from ALLY.  Later, I saw a post that talked about Andrews had... read more
10 Days To Clear A CHASE CASHIERS Check ??
Posted by: diamondx  |   14 votes  |  21 comments
My credit union is telling me it will take 10 days to clear a CASHIERS CHECK.  I thought they were as good as cash ?  and this makes it even more puzzling; -- I am 2000 ... read more
Multiple "...New Notifications On DA" E-Mails
Posted by: cumulus  |   2 votes  |  0 comments
Minor bug?  The past two days I have received two identical       "You have nn New Notifications on DepositAccounts.com." e-mails; their time stamps... read more
Walmart Did Not Allow Debit Card To Be Used As Credit Card.
Posted by: kiwi  |   13 votes  |  10 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