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Pentagon Share Certificate (CD) Penalty Change
Updated: Jun 30, 2015 by Ally6770  |  6 comments  |  Bank Deals

In the latest version of the PenFed CD application, the early withdrawal penalty changed from the 6 month (for < 5 year)/1 year (for >= 5 read more

Money-Saving Lesson Backfires On Kids
Updated: Jun 1, 2011 by edlisal  |  3 comments  |  Miscellaneous

From the ABC Affiliate KGO-TV: A San Francisco mother wanted to teach her kids the value of saving money, so when they were very young, she took them to read more

Email Breach Affects Affects Chase, Citi, Capital One & US Bank
Updated: Apr 4, 2011 by Wil  |  6 comments  |  Financial News

I've already received an email from Chase about this. Here's an excerpt from the email: Chase is letting our customers know that we have been informed by read more

Would You Tolerate Monthly Fees For Online Banking?
Updated: Mar 2, 2011 by Southwestern  |  6 comments  |  Ask The Community

The Consumer Reports Blog reviews a study on online banking and fees: Mintel asked consumers how much they would be willing to pay for online banking read more

Discover More Credit Card 5% Cash Back Categories
Updated: Feb 24, 2011 by edlisal  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

To receive 5% cash back on your Discover More Credit Card, you'll need to make sure you enroll in the bonus rewards on a quarterly basis. Five Cent Nickel read more

Cap Change
Updated: Feb 16, 2011 by edlisal  |  13 comments  |  Bank Deals

Effective 2/1/11, cap is going down from $30K to $20K.  Rate stays the same.  Better than I expected, but for how long...

February Changes In Chase Checking Accounts
Updated: Feb 9, 2011 by Southwestern  |  12 comments  |  Bank Deals

As readers mentioned in my free checking post, Chase will be making it harder to avoid monthly fees. Here's what this WSJ article described: In February, read more

February 2011 Maturing CD's Bonus 25 Basis Points
Updated: Feb 4, 2011 by edlisal  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

I  received a notice from PFCU with a redemption notice pertaining to a February 2010 CD that if I  wanted to roll it over for either 5  or read more

Commonwealth Bank Lowers Rate Cap To $15K
Updated: Jan 7, 2011 by edlisal  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

I just received a letter in the mail today from Commonwealth Bank informing me that effective Feb 4, the Extreme Checking account will have a tier read more

Credit Union Cuts Rates RETROACTIVELY To Beginning Of Month
Updated: Oct 4, 2010 by edlisal  |  5 comments  |  Bank Deals

Firefighter's Community Credit Union recently cut the rates on their rewards checking account from 4% to 3%.  As of Friday, 9/24, the rate on the read more

One Downside With Discover Bank - No CD Disclosure Available Online
Updated: Sep 6, 2010 by Ken Tumin  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

I do like Discover Bank's new account center (see my Discover Bank savings account review). Plus, I appreciate them grandfathering me in on a higher yield read more