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Personal Story Of Identity Theft And Fraudulent Credit Card
For the first time in my life, I was victimized by this heinous deed. Yesterday, I received an alert from my AAA Experian monitoring service that I got a hard inquiry from American... read more
Little Things Mean A Lot
OK, a huge "shout out" to PenFed. A few days ago, I noticed my share account balance was getting a bit low. It is with the share account I pay those pesky fees for my paper stateme... read more
Synchrony Online Access Remains Down
The Synchrony online access which was scheduled to be down over the weekend for systems maintenance is still not available on Wednesday: https://www.synchronybank.com/cms...ode=000... read more
Tax For International Student.
Hi, I migrated to Canada for educational purpose. I have some doubts regarding the tax payments here. I have heard that every international student is required to file a tax retur... read more
USALLIANCE FCU RATE DROP
I BELIEVE USALLIANCE HAS LOWERED THEIR 36 MONTH C/D RATE TO 1.49%.... read more
Note To Ken: Edit Function Appears Disabled
While not a huge issue, until recently, when I posted a comment, I was able to edit. No longer. This helped when I made a simple spelling error, for example. Is this just a glitch?... read more
Bond Funds Versus CD Ladders
Those who have followed my posts know I am not a huge fan of bond funds in a rising-rate environment. Why is this? For those who track bond funds, it's not a surprise. In a rising... read more
Anybody taking bets on how long it takes them to change their name back to something else?... read more
Poster 51hh peaked my curiosity. He advised that he snagged a re-fi at 2.625% some time ago. And Kudos for that. My question is whether any current offerings could "liability matc... read more
Are CD Investors More Likely To Have Sustainable Withdrawals?
The popular financial press oft notes the 4% "SWR" in retirement. Economists study it. PhD candidates write volumes deriding it. Yet one thing strikes me as odd. To my knowledge, n... read more