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About Alskar

Stubborn, frugal (okay...cheap) Swede.

Recent Community Posts

Withdrawing Matured Cds From Credit Unions
Updated: Apr 26, 2016 by me1004  |  8 comments  |  Ask The Community

Can anyone advise if they have had any problems getting a matured CD funds returned back to the owner via paying for it to be wired to one's bank from a read more

CD Summary Gone Missing
Posted: Sep 2, 2014 by Alskar  |  0 comments  |  Miscellaneous

I haven't seen the CD summary in two weeks now.  The last CD summary I can find was on 8/19.  Has it been eliminated again? 

Great CD Deal At Credit Union West
Updated: Jan 28, 2014 by paoli2  |  7 comments  |  Bank Deals

Credit Union West in Phoenix, AZ is offering some great CD promotions that have shorter EWP and higher interest rates than PenFed (for IRA CD's at read more

CD Rate Reductions
Updated: Jan 23, 2014 by Alskar  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

I guess GE Capital Bank took advantage of all the excitement over PenFed to slip in a couple CD rate reductions this morning.  Its 1-year APY is now read more

Good Customer Service And CD Rates
Posted: Mar 24, 2013 by Alskar  |  0 comments  |  Bank Reviews

Even though I don't live in Colorado any longer, I was able to join Denver Community CU based on my father's membership there.  The online read more

Excruciatingly Slow & Volatile CD Rates
Posted: Mar 16, 2013 by Alskar  |  0 comments  |  Bank Reviews

I attempted to take advantage of HAPO competitive CD rates but was foiled by excrutiatingly slow customer service and volatile CD rates. I called and read more

First Technology Is Okay
Posted: Sep 21, 2010 by Alskar  |  0 comments  |  Bank Reviews

I've been a member of First Technology CU since June of 1987, when it was the credit union for Tektronix.  Back then it was a small, friendly credit read more