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Personal Checking Accounts Show Rates As High As 7
Posted by: Ricochet  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
Personal Checking Accounts show rates as high as 7.50% DepositAccounts "Decimals Gone Wild"... read more
State Bank of Toledo Cuts Reward Checking Balance Cap to $25K
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
State Bank of Toledo's reward checking account had a $70K balance cap for over two years. They have just cut it to $25K. So their top rate of 2.51% APY now only applies to balances... read more
3.56% 5-year CD and 3.30% 4-year CD Continue at Qualtrust CU in Dallas - Local Only
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
Qualtrust Credit Union continues to offer top long-term CD and IRA rates as of 1/19/2010. Refer to my December review for more details.... read more
Today's Arizona Daily Star Newspaper In Tucson Contains An Ad From Vantage West Credit Union For A
Posted by: Anonymous  |   2 votes  |  0 comments
Today's Arizona Daily Star newspaper in Tucson contains an ad from Vantage West Credit Union for a 3% APY 18-month I.R.A. share certificate.  $500 minimum balance; no maximum ... read more
What Ever Happened To The Tip Jar
Posted by: Anonymous  |   6 votes  |  0 comments
What ever happened to the tip jar, where those of us who appreciate Banking Guy's service could contribute to his own financial well-being?... read more
Need "Day Of Week" With The Date
Posted by: Bugs  |   2 votes  |  0 comments
need "day of week" with the date... read more
CNB Bank Direct Cuts Savings Account Yield to 1.50%
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
The savings account had been 1.70% APY. It's another major rate cut from a former rate leader. Refer to account review for details and rate history.... read more
2.25% 16-Month CD Continues at Dollar Savings Direct
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
I just called Dollar Savings Direct, and I was told the 16-month CD still has a 2.25% APY as of 1/16/2010. For some reason they stopped listing this CD on their website several mon... read more
There Seems To Be Several Errors In Rate Tables For Rcas
Posted by: 51hh  |   2 votes  |  0 comments
There seems to be several errors in rate tables for RCAs: For example, NewportFed (RI): e-Checking, it should be 2.5% APR; not 10% (I wish):D... read more
Hi Banking Guy
Posted by: Anonymous  |   -1 vote  |  0 comments
Hi Banking Guy. How come Incredible Bank's eletronics checking account, which earns 2.02% APY, is not listed on your list of checking accounts? It's not listed under either Persona... read more
Bob, Thanks For The Feedback
Posted by: Anonymous  |   5 votes  |  0 comments
Bob, thanks for the feedback. I'm afraid we had some problems in the transition. There was a sorting issue that put old posts in the headlines. I think we fixed this, but I'll keep... read more
Flagstar Direct Slashes Its Money Market Rates
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
Its Express Money Market yield has fallen from 1.06% to 0.61% APY (1.25% to 0.75% for $100K+). I'm not sure what's going on at Flagstar. Rates have been going up and down. In Decem... read more
Rio Bank in Texas Slashes Its Reward Checking Rate
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
It's now 3.50% APY for balances up to $25K. It had been 5.50% APY for the last 18 months. In the last several months, this 5.50% was one of the highest reward checking rates in the... read more
2.15% 12-Month Internet CD at Franklin Synergy Continues
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
The 2.15% APY for 12 months is still listed as of 1/14/2010. A reader just commented that opening this CD was very fast without any problems. He also reported that the early withdr... read more
Capital One Cuts Rate on InterestPlus Savings Account
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
It's down to 1.55% APY (was 1.60%). The Costco version also dropped by 5 basis points. (account review).... read more
Linn Area Credit Union (IA)
Posted by: Anonymous  |   3 votes  |  0 comments
Linn Area Credit Union (IA): 5% --> 4%.... read more
Bank1440 in AZ Cuts Reward Checking Rate
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
Its Optimum Checking yield is now 4.01% APY (was 5.01%). It had been 5.01% APY since my March 2009 review. Many 5% reward checking accounts have fallen this month.... read more
Bank2 Reward Checking Rate Cut Scheduled for February
Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  1 comment
A reader reported receiving a letter from Bank2 which announced some unfortunate changes for February 8, 2010: Top rate scheduled to drop from 5% to 4% APY, and the cap is schedule... read more
Correction
Posted by: Anonymous  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
Correction: Pelican State Credit Union: No rate change,s till 5.01%. Sorry about it, their way to account the bonus rate is very strange.... read more
Pelican State Credit Union
Posted by: Anonymous  |   1 vote  |  0 comments
Pelican State Credit Union: 5.01% to 4.4% as of 1/9/10. Note that their cover sheet did not change; but the context and footnote were changed.... read more

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