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Provident CU Rca Rate 1.50% (From 1.36%) Eff Oct 1, 2015
Posted: Aug 31, 2015 by ekat  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

Bank emailed notice that the "Super Reward Checking" rate is going up to 1.50% apy from the current 1.36% (which went down from 1.56% in read more

Suspicious Heavy Bank Traffic
Updated: Dec 1, 2014 by RoyallyPOed  |  5 comments  |  Bank Deals

Bank emailed they've experienced significant increase in their web traffic and that law enforcement indicated many financial institutions have seen the read more

Personal Story Of Identity Theft And Fraudulent Credit Card
Updated: Sep 30, 2014 by keithsanfran  |  28 comments  |  Miscellaneous

For the first time in my life, I was victimized by this heinous deed. Yesterday, I received an alert from my AAA Experian monitoring service that I got a read more

Bank Of Internet RCA Requirement Changes Eff 7/1/14
Posted: May 31, 2014 by ekat  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

Maximum rate is the same 1.25%, but the requirements and tiers are changing (except the 1k deposit) effective 7/1/14: New tiers: .4166 earned read more

Royal Banks Of Mo - RCA Rate Drop To 1.85%
Updated: Jan 23, 2014 by niniss  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

Just noticed the rate dropped this month from 2.16% to 1.85%.  Looks like as of 1/17/14 per their site. The last statement closed 1/14/14 @ read more

Only Half The Interest Posted...
Posted: Oct 7, 2013 by ekat  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

They only posted half the interest due for last month.  When called last week (beginning of the month), they said it was a "global" issue, which read more

Royal Banks Of MO - Change In Debit Card Use Requirement
Updated: Jul 15, 2013 by niniss  |  6 comments  |  Bank Deals

The Majestic Checking Account debit requirements are changing as of 6/1/13: a.  12 minimum (no longer 15).   b.  Signature based only (as read more

New Discover It Card Offers Better Cash Back Features
Updated: Jul 2, 2013 by RJM  |  18 comments  |  Financial News

From CardGuys.com In a bold move, Discover has gotten rid of its other credit card offerings and replaced them with the Discover It card. In the past, in read more

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

DA Mentioned In Consumer Reports
Updated: May 5, 2013 by 51hh  |  4 comments  |  Miscellaneous

Deposit Accounts continues to get ink in major publications; the current, June 2013, edition of Consumer Reports (CR) in an article titled "Get a better read more

Members Beware Fraudulent Security Alert
Updated: May 2, 2013 by coralie1989  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

Phishing emails apparently are going out to Abco members. Typical phish asking for members to update their information by logging via the included link, read more

New Google Tool And Integration Into DA
Updated: Apr 2, 2013 by cumulus  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

Just noticed this new Google tool today (4/1/2013). At first, I didn’t think this would be a useful tool for banking. But after thinking about it, read more

Wells Fargo Says Cyber Attack Disrupting Website
Updated: Mar 26, 2013 by ekat  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

The hackers are back again. From Reuters via Yahoo! Finance: Wells Fargo & Co on Tuesday said its online banking website was experiencing an unusually read more

Heads Up For RCA Accountholders Re AT&T Payments
Updated: Mar 24, 2013 by ekat  |  1 comment  |  Miscellaneous

Many of us who use Reward Checking accounts to earn higher interest rates on deposits routinely verify before the account cycle closes that the required 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

Bank Of Internet Rca Cap 150K Eff 3/1/13
Updated: Jan 30, 2013 by ekat  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

Over 150k will earn 0.  Previously there was no limit on the account, which made this rca particularly appealing, given its requirements of 1 or 6 read more

Insights Into Rate Cuts And Account Restrictions At Internet Banks
Updated: Jan 11, 2013 by ekat  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

You might recognize a few of the people mentioned in this WSJ article, Finding High Rates Online. In addition to describing the falling rates at internet read more

Royal Banks of Missouri Lowers RCA Rate
Updated: Jan 11, 2013 by ChadJack12  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

With no prior notice to customers (i.e., I didn't receive any), Royal Banks of Missouri lowered the rate for the Magestic Checking account from 2.42% APY read more

"Trying To Keep Your E-Mails Secret When The CIA Chief Couldn't"
Posted: Nov 20, 2012 by ekat  |  0 comments  |  Financial News


Providentcu RCA Drops Fr 2.26 To 2.01%
Posted: Oct 24, 2012 by ekat  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

Provident CU dropped its 2.26% Super Checking (rca) to 2.01% for balances to 25k.  Over 25k drops from .21% to .16% (after dropping already from .31 read more

$10 Bill Pay Bonus For ING DIRECT Customers - YMMV
Updated: Oct 5, 2012 by niniss  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

This isn't much, but it doesn't take much work. However, it may be targeted so I'm labeling it "You Miles May Vary". Here's the deal: Pay five bills read more

RBOM Drops Rca From 2.67% To 2.42% - Eff 10/10/12
Updated: Sep 15, 2012 by ekat  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

I appreciate the banks who send advance notice, which shows a regard for their customers. "Dear Majestic Checking Accountholder: On October 10, 2012 read more

New Online Banking Threat May Signal Your Computer Has A Virus
Updated: Jul 26, 2012 by Ricochet  |  6 comments  |  Financial News

From Clark Howard's show notes: A pop-up window appears requiring additional authentication when you log in to do some online banking. Is it friend or read more

Using Multiple Debit Cards At A Store Checkout
Updated: Jul 18, 2012 by Ken Tumin  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

Many stores allow you to use multiple credit or debit cards at checkout. As this My Money Blog post describes, this can be useful when you are trying to read more

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

Citibank Aadvantage Bonus Miles For New Ckg
Posted: Jul 9, 2012 by ekat  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

In case it's of any interest... If you have the AAdvantage credit card: "To quaify to earn either 30,000, 15,000 or 5,000 American Airlines AAdvantage read more

Great Rate, Rough Online Presence
Updated: Jun 29, 2012 by TheShadow  |  3 comments  |  Bank Reviews

 a note for anyone chasing rates on their rewards checking: Their online banking system has to be one of the most archaic I've ever encountered. It 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

Poor Customer Service
Updated: May 15, 2012 by ekat  |  1 comment  |  Bank Reviews

I have been a member for 20+ years and I can tell you that the longevity has not afforded me ANY service.  When my gas payment was incorrectly routed read more