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Alliance Federal Credit Union Changes Charter And Share InsuranceBy: Ken Tumin4 commentsBankers Sue NCUA Over Field Of Membership RulesBy: Carpline3 commentsMost Hated Credit Card Providers Of 2016By: Ally67702 commentsHow To Boost Social Security Checks By 85 PercentBy: 51hh18 comments

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Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   2 votes  |  3 Comments

This FW thread looks into the NetSpend savings account that currently pays 5% APY on all balances. This is part of a prepaid debit card program that's intended for read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  2 Comments

The #1 most hated is the one I have had for the last year and I love it. I love their price guarantee and they even emailed me to let me know to register one of my read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   1 vote  |  1 Comment

A bond tutorial from MoneyTalksNews (apology to Bozo): There's no investment safer than U.S. Treasury bonds. But here's something odd: You can lose money by read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   4 votes  |  1 Comment

During the presidential campaign, President-elect Donald Trump asserted that he would "dismantle" the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   5 votes  |  1 Comment

The Dec. 14 announcement by the Federal Open Market Committee will be of particular interest, not only for what it says about any change in interest rates, but also read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   3 votes  |  1 Comment

the longevity gap between rich and poor has increased. Members of the one percent are now expected to live a whopping 14 years longer than those in the bottom read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   2 votes  |  10 Comments

Scott Burns comments on the “safe withdrawal rate” problem.

Posted by: Carpline  |   5 votes  |  3 Comments

Contending that the new NCUA Field of Membership rules allow federal credit unions to expand beyond the bounds that Congress prescribed, the American Bankers read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  Comment

Initial jobless claims have been extremely low for the past two years. They fell under 300,000 in early 2015 and have remained below that key threshold for 92 read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  Comment

Dates of direct deposit and mailing of refund checks so you can plan. 

Posted by: Ally6770  |   4 votes  |  1 Comment

President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to implement sweeping tax law changes during the early days of his administration. But we may not have to wait until Trump read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   6 votes  |  4 Comments

From the American Share Insurance website American Share Insurance, the nation's only alternative to federal share insurance, is pleased to announce the recent read more

Posted by: 51hh  |   4 votes  |  18 Comments

(Bloomberg) - For Americans, few decisions are as financially consequential as choosing when to take Social Security. Or as hard. While you can tap retirement read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   3 votes  |  Comment

From MarketWatch While I do understand I will pay taxes if this money exceeds $10,000 per year, the banks today treat us like criminals. Every time I deposit the read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   3 votes  |  3 Comments

Even though Trump's transition website calls Dodd-Frank a "sprawling and complex piece of legislation" that he will "dismantle," few expect such a drastic outcome. read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   2 votes  |  16 Comments

From CNN Money The solid overall jobs numbers also clear the way for the Federal Reserve to raise its key interest rate on December 14 when its two-day meeting read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  3 Comments

Are you using mobile banking apps on your smartphone? Instead of logging into your bank or credit union account from a PC, more people are doing it via their read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   3 votes  |  1 Comment

From the WSJA strong economy, tightening labor market and an expected stimulus package from President-elect Donald Trump would seem to be a recipe for higher read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  3 Comments

From the WSJ One of banks’ favorite cost-cutting strategies in recent years has been closing branches. But a new study suggests the approach may soon backfire.If read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   1 vote  |  Comment

MarketWatch will interview two experts live on Facebook at 2 p.m. on Thurs. Dec. 8 MarketWatch is going to interview Department of Labor assistant secretary read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   4 votes  |  4 Comments

One of the central tenets of the Federal Reserve and most central banks throughout the developed world in the modern era has been their ability to stay above the read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   2 votes  |  1 Comment

Treasury yields climbed on Thursday as surging oil prices stoked expectations that inflation will accelerate in 2017. The 10-year yield gained 1.9 basis point to read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   2 votes  |  2 Comments

Federal Reserve officials should refrain from publicly discussing their predictions about future actions by the central bank, Ben Bernanke said. "The tendency of read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  Comment

Personal income increased $98.6 billion (0.6 percent) in October according to estimates released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Disposable personal read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  Comment

From the NCUA press release: The National Credit Union Administration today liquidated First African Baptist Church Federal Credit Union of Sharon Hill, read more

Posted by: Carpline  |   3 votes  |  Comment

From First Tennessee Bank's Facebook page: The First Tennessee Foundation will match up to $50,000 in donations from the public to help the thousands of displaced read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   3 votes  |  Comment

Wells Fargo faces dozens of lawsuits from angry customers over its fake accounts scandal, but it is reportedly seeking to push those disputes into arbitration. read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   4 votes  |  2 Comments

Bottom line: low-cost index fund investing will blow away high cost managed investing. You can count on it.

Posted by: rav  |   3 votes  |  1 Comment

Save To Win program is available at many credit unions across 11 states.  Save To Win has monthly, quarterly, and annual "lottery" drawings (among the accounts read more

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