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Opening An IRA Rollover Certificate
Updated: Feb 9, 2014 by bobert  |  4 comments  |  Bank Reviews

After 3 phone calls and being put on hold for each one, I still have not had my account opened. All I have gotten from three different CSR's and one read more

VERY Good Service And High Marks From Me
Updated: Jul 8, 2013 by bobert  |  3 comments  |  Bank Reviews

I have only been a member for 5 or 6 years, but they have always been helpful to me.  I have only used savings products, so I can not speak about read more

Navy Fed Member Appreciation Week
Updated: Sep 20, 2012 by bobert  |  4 comments  |  Bank Deals

From their website this morning: $40 membership referral (you and person you refer each receive $40) 12-month term, $25 minimum balance and a read more

Avoiding Estate-Tax Traps
Updated: Aug 5, 2012 by lou  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

From the Wall Street Journal Are you married? Then put a copy of this column with the "valuable documents file" you are leaving—or ought to read more

Stanford Guilty Of Bilking CD Investors Of Billions
Updated: Mar 7, 2012 by Apache  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

From Reuters via Yahoo! Finance: Allen Stanford was convicted on Tuesday of running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme, a verdict that caps a riches-to-rags read more

12 Year Customer Has Enough
Updated: Oct 20, 2011 by rolltidencg  |  5 comments  |  Bank Reviews

I opened my account with Wells Fargo in Jan 1999, although it may still have been NorWest then. It was free checking, then they started charging for the read more

Credit Card Deals ..... Real ? Or Questionable Web Sites
Updated: Jul 19, 2011 by bobert  |  3 comments  |  Financial News

I just noticed an offer about a CHASE FREEDOM credit card, with a $200 bonus for signing up.  It only required the purchase of $500 in three months read more

IRA CD's - And Early Withdrawl Penalty
Updated: Jul 2, 2011 by Ally6770  |  4 comments  |  Ask The Community

I understand that SOME financial institutions may waive the early withdrawl on an IRA CD if the customer is over 59 1/2. Does anyone (?KEN) know if any read more

Rates Changing At Security Services FCU
Updated: Jun 30, 2011 by Shorebreak  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

I use Security Services FCU in San Antonio.  Some of their CD's have been the highest in the nation, or at least in Texas.  I have been told read more

Hard To Believe Advertised Florida CD Rates
Updated: Apr 27, 2011 by bobert  |  5 comments  |  Miscellaneous

Regarding a 3.95% APY, 12 Month CD through "Orlando First Guaranty" FDIC-Insured, and a 4.01% APY, 6 Month CD, "insured and g read more

2% CD Special Has Ended
Updated: Mar 3, 2011 by me1004  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

As of today, 3/2, Justice FCU has ended the 2% 12-mo CD special.  It's now back to 1%.

3 Month Special CD- Fort Worth Only
Posted: Jan 21, 2011 by bobert  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

PlainsCaptial Bank is running a 3 month 2% APY CD, good through February 18, 2011.  Good only for FTW locations.  I opened mine in Arlington, read more

COSTCO Members 1.40% At Capital One Online Savings
Posted: Oct 23, 2010 by bobert  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

Appears to valid on all TIERS of money in the InterestPlus Savings account.   -Bob (in Arlington, TX)

I Agree With What MILT Suggests
Posted: Jan 22, 2010 by bobert  |  0 comments  |  Miscellaneous

I agree with what MILT suggests.  Also - can you please reverse the order of this OPEN DISCUSSION thread.  When I click on the link to get here, read more

Disservice To Readers
Posted: Jan 16, 2010 by bobert  |  0 comments  |  Miscellaneous

Disservice to Readers - Ken, I'm one of your biggest fans, but two things here drive me crazy: 1) Teaser Ads - Like Omni's 5% (oh, BTW ...only on $1K) read more