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Inova Drops Rate On Inovation Checking To 2%
Updated: Apr 8, 2015 by kiwi  |  1 comment  |  Bank Reviews

I was speaking today to an Inova CSR and she told me that Inova was reducing the rate on its rewards checking account from 3% to 2% as of April 1.

Change In Ovation Checking Account At Inova FCU
Updated: Jul 4, 2014 by dunker  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

I just learned that Inova Federal Credit Union has changed the terms of its Ovation Checking Account necessary to earn 3% interest.  Formerly, among read more

Lake Michigan CU 4% RCA 15K Cap 10 Debit Card Transactions Easy Membership
Updated: Jan 28, 2014 by AdamL0909  |  48 comments  |  Bank Deals

Not sure if this deal has been discussed before.  This article Finding Big Yields in Small Banks - SmartMoney.com mentions an easy way to join the read more

Why ACH Bank-To-Bank Transfers Take So Long
Updated: Jan 10, 2014 by klink  |  10 comments  |  Miscellaneous

If you initiate an ACH bank-to-bank transfer when you're logged into your internet bank, that ACH transfer will often take 2 to 5 business days to read more

People's Bank Drops Rate To 2.25% (Was 2.5%) No Courtesy Notice To Customers
Updated: Oct 14, 2013 by 51hh  |  9 comments  |  Bank Deals

Per bank rep on 27 Jan 2012: Qualified reward accounts earn 2.25% APY with a 2.225% Interest Rate on balances up to $24,999.99.

Promo For LMCU (Lake Michigan Credit Union ) - Targeted
Updated: Oct 3, 2013 by dunker  |  5 comments  |  Bank Deals

If you have LMCU's Reward Checking account, keep an eye out for an offer of a $5 reward when you use your debit card to make at least 5 signature (credit) read more

First Clover Leaf Bank RCA From (2.53%, $15K) To (2.22%, $15K)
Updated: Sep 24, 2013 by 51hh  |  4 comments  |  Bank Deals

My Great Rate Checking: changed to My Average Rate Checking:D Have no idea when it happened.

FNB Orrville Sells Fairlawn Branch To PB&T + Other Accounts?
Updated: Jun 20, 2013 by wayward  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

Got a notice from FNB Orrville that Premier Bank & Trust bought their Fairlawn office.  I'm confused, because the notice goes on to say that as read more

Penfed Platinum Cash Rewards Card
Updated: Jun 13, 2013 by justinlake  |  10 comments  |  Bank Deals

Does anyone have one (PFCC) that banks at another institution and uses that banks billpay features to pay their monthly credit card bill. An in-depth read more

INOVA FCU RCA Rate Increase (2.0%APY, $20K) To (3.0%APY, $20K)
Updated: Jun 5, 2013 by pearlbrown  |  5 comments  |  Bank Deals

The change was effective Monday, 6/3.  This 4-star DA-rated credit union is on Ken's list of credit unions open to anyone. 

Randolph Dropped APY From 2.24% To 2.02% On 7/1
Updated: May 8, 2013 by darkdreamer4u  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

I just noticed on the Randolph web site that the rate had lowered the rate to 2.02% without notifying customers. The cap remains at $25K. I looked at the read more

ABCO Reduces APY To 2.02% On $25,000 Cap
Posted: May 1, 2013 by dunker  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

This info is available on their internet main page. I found about it by reading about it in my most recent statement. The APY had been at 2.12%. No other read more

Need Help choosing RCA available to TX residents with Good Rates
Updated: Mar 17, 2013 by moneysaver  |  8 comments  |  Bank Deals

I'm looking for an RCA in the 2-3% percent range that will offer rewards up to 15-25k. My wife and I have no debt outside of our mortgage and our credit read more

First Financial Bank Offers (3%, $15K) Kasasa Cash Checking
Updated: Mar 17, 2013 by dunker  |  46 comments  |  Bank Deals

They also have a Kasasa Saver Savings Account with (1%, up to $50K).  No direct-deposit/ACH requirement, either.  https://www.ffb1.com/ It read more

Rate Change Effective April 10, 2013
Updated: Mar 13, 2013 by dunker  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

Just got this email:   Effective April 10, 2013, your Revolutionary Checking Account will earn 0.76% APY* on balances up to $10,000 and 0.35% read more

People's United (Ex-Danvers) Rate Drop To 2.5% APY, Was 3% - No Courtesy Notify To Customers
Updated: Mar 4, 2013 by jonycakes  |  11 comments  |  Bank Deals

People's United Bank Rate Drop to 2.5% APY, was 3% - No Courtesy Notify to Customers Qualified accounts earn 2.50% APY with a 2.47% APR on balances read more

Coppermark Reward Checking To End?
Updated: Mar 4, 2013 by pearlbrown  |  12 comments  |  Bank Deals

I stopped by a Texas branch today to inquire about their 4% Rewards checking.  Specifically I wanted to know if they knew of an upcomnig rate or read more

First State Bank Of Middlebury RCA 5.06/5.18APY Up To $10K Effective 1/11/12
Updated: Feb 2, 2013 by 51hh  |  6 comments  |  Bank Deals

That's the Main Street Rewards Checking rate when you make 45 debit transactions.  15 debit transactions earns 1%, 25 earns 2.96%. They can read more

$50/$50 Refer-A-Friend Bonus At First New England FCU - Easy Membership
Updated: Oct 9, 2012 by dunker  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

This is one of the better refer-a-friend bonuses. Once your friend or family member opens and establishes an active Rewards Checking account with First read more

Can The Average Joe Save Money Without A Checking Account?
Updated: Sep 30, 2012 by dunker  |  5 comments  |  Ask The Community

I would not consider this as one of Yahoo Finance's best personal finance articles. In fact, I wonder if this might be a tongue-in-cheek type of article. read more

First Arkansas Bank & Trust (FAB&T) Changing Kasasa Cash To Pure Checking
Updated: Sep 10, 2012 by niniss  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

Just got an email that says my First Arkansas Bank & Trust (FAB&T) will change from a Kasasa Cash account to a Pure Checking account, whatever read more

"Your Ally Bank Account Is Now Closed"
Updated: Aug 21, 2012 by cactus  |  7 comments  |  Bank Reviews

If you start to set up a CD and don't fund it... a couple of months later you get this email from Ally: "Your Ally Bank account is now closed." Long after read more

Banks Use $1.77Trillion To Double Treasury Purchases
Updated: Aug 21, 2012 by dunker  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

According to a Bloomberg article, the gap between U.S. bank deposits and loans is growing at the fastest pace in two years, providing lenders with more read more

Peoples United Drops Rate To 2.00% APY - No Courtesy Notice To Customers
Updated: Jul 31, 2012 by 51hh  |  5 comments  |  Bank Deals

Per bank rep 5/23/12; Peoples United Bank was Danvers Bank 2.00% APY = 1.98% APR, up to $24,999.99, 0.25% over $25k Rate subject to change daily read more

PU Dropped Rate ... Again??
Updated: Jul 27, 2012 by dunker  |  12 comments  |  Bank Deals

Saw at FWF that they dropped rate to 1.5% as of 6/27/12, not sure if it is true. Time to drop them... although I am getting used to them.

Question In Regards To ABCO Federal Credit Union
Updated: Jul 17, 2012 by ekat  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

Has anyone had any experiences with them?   Requirements: -Agree to accept account statements electronically. -Have at least 1 direct deposit or read more

Bad News About Consumers Credit Union July Rates
Updated: Jul 3, 2012 by jep1960  |  9 comments  |  Bank Deals

I just got off the phone with Jessica B from Consumers Credit Union, and unfortunately got some bad news about the rate that is guaranteed through June read more

The Importance Of Paper Bank Statements?
Updated: Jul 3, 2012 by dunker  |  3 comments  |  Financial News

Do you still want paper statements from your bank? Or are e-statments adequate? For those who want paper statements that are mailed, that option is going read more

Bank Of Fayetteville Closing My Account
Updated: Jun 27, 2012 by elarh  |  4 comments  |  Bank Deals

I received notice via US mail that BOF will close my account effective July 25th. Reason stated is "narrowing focus to local customer base". It's read more

Commonwealth Bank & Trust Extreme Checking Down To 1.00% 5/17/12
Updated: May 31, 2012 by dunker  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

Dear Extreme Checking Customer,   Effective May 17, 2012, the Annual Percentage Yield (APY) on your maintenance fee free Extreme Checking account read more