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elarh

Joined: Jun 9, 2011Comments: 8
Forum Threads: 21Forum Posts: 42
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elarh

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Not So Nationwide
Posted: Aug 16, 2016 by elarh  |  0 comments  |  Bank Reviews

I completed the application on 8/11 and waited for the callback (1 to 2 business days). On 8/16, I finally called them and was told that the application read more

Reward Checking Rate/Requirement Change
Posted: Jul 26, 2016 by elarh  |  0 comments  |  Bank Reviews

As of 7/18/2016, Pioneer Bank changed their reward checking account details. Previously, they offered 2.5% on up to $25,000 and .75% on amounts over read more

R Bank TX Reward Checking Rates
Posted: Jul 27, 2015 by elarh  |  0 comments  |  Bank Reviews

The rates did indeed go down. As of July, Interest rates (if requirements are met) are now: 3.05% on the first $15,000 (down from 3.5%) 0.71% on funds > read more

R Bank TX Reward Checking Rates
Posted: Jul 24, 2015 by elarh  |  0 comments  |  Bank Reviews

It looks like R Bank reduced their reward checking rate this month (july). Unfortunately, they don't seem to publish these rates on their web page nor do read more

Refer A Friend
Posted: Mar 22, 2015 by elarh  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

Pioneer Bank has a "refer a friend" program that offers $50 to both parties when the referred friend opens an account. Referred friend must not be an read more

Reward Checking List
Updated: Jan 21, 2015 by Ken Tumin  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

Pioneer Bank in Texas seems to have dropped off of this list. It offers 2.5% on up to $25,000 and .75% 0n amounts over $25,000 if requirements are met (10 read more

Reward Checking Interest Rate Drop From (2.25,30K) To (1.75,30K)
Posted: Jul 6, 2013 by elarh  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

Community Trust Bank lowered the interest rate on it's reward checking account (called Trust Plus Checking) from 2.25% to 1.75%. I just received an email read more

Problem Posting On Reward Checking Forum
Updated: Jul 3, 2013 by Ken Tumin  |  5 comments  |  Miscellaneous

I'm trying to post a rate drop for Community Trust Bank on the reward checking forum. After entering URL, site brings up a page asking for states to which read more

Opening A Reward Checking Account At Pioneer
Updated: Jun 22, 2013 by elarh  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

I recently visited the Austin branch of Pioneer Bank to open a "High Yield" checking account. The CSR had just started the application (made copies of my read more

Mistake In Reward Checking List For Independent Bank Of Texas
Updated: Jan 28, 2013 by Ken Tumin  |  1 comment  |  Miscellaneous

Above cap rate shows 1.03%; should be .8%

Independent Bank Of Texas Rate Increase
Updated: Jan 25, 2013 by elarh  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

Independent Bank of Texas has raised it's above cap rate from .77% to .80% on both it's Ultimate checking and savings accounts. Ultimate checking has a read more

Change In Caps And Requirements
Updated: Jan 25, 2013 by elarh  |  8 comments  |  Bank Deals

Independent Bank has changed cap/transactions from 25K/8 to 15K/12. I was not explicitly informed. I was informed today, after seeing the non-qualifying read more

Independent Bank Of Texas Reduces Rates And Tiers On Ultimate Checking/Savings
Updated: Nov 29, 2012 by elarh  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

Just got a snail mail today. Effective 12/22, Ultimate Checking now at 25K/3.0% drops to 15K/2.55%. Linked Ultimate Savings (when Ultimate Checking 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.

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

RVM Free Rewards Checking Qualification Problem For Period 05/23/2012 And Ending 06/20/2012
Updated: Jun 21, 2012 by 51hh  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

I hust received emails concerning "RVM Free Rewards Checking Monthly Summary". My accounts had not qualified because the "successful logon to online read more

Danversbank Transition To People's United Bank 10/14
Updated: Apr 26, 2012 by 51hh  |  103 comments  |  Bank Deals

Based on an Email received this afternoon,  the transition for Danversbank customers to People's United will begin on 10/14, with full access by read more

Platinum Reward Checking Rate Lowered From 2.52% To 2.01% On 50K
Updated: Mar 21, 2012 by elarh  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

Announced in my latest statement: Effective 3-22-12 the interest rate for platinum rewards will be as follows. If requirements are met: 2.01% APY up tp read more

RCA Rate Reduced
Updated: Jan 13, 2012 by elarh  |  7 comments  |  Bank Deals

RCA rate reduced from 4.00 to 2.76 as of june statement

Cap Drop At Security Bank (TX)
Updated: Nov 3, 2011 by larryhouston  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

Just got a snail mail today. Effective 12/1/2011, Security Bank (Odessa, TX) is dropping the cap on its reward checking account from 50K to 25K

Security Bank (TX) Drops RCA Rate (2.54%APY, 2.51%/1.01%APY RR Withsaver)
Updated: Oct 10, 2011 by 51hh  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

Rates have dropped again effective 10/1 per conversation with CSR.  The website is now reflecting the most current rates: Rewards read more

Texas Citizens Bank -- Reward Plus Account Big Rate Drop -- Now 2.5% (From 5.01%)
Updated: Aug 22, 2011 by elarh  |  10 comments  |  Bank Deals

Reward Plus: From (5.01%, $25K) to (2.50%, $25K).  5% (at least $25K) club members: from 6 to 5; trending down by the day, 4, 3, ...

Reward Checking Rate Drop 2.50 - 2.21
Updated: Aug 21, 2011 by niniss  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

F&MB dropped the reward checking rate from 2.50 to 2.21; cap remains at 50K

First Period Waiver
Posted: Jul 7, 2011 by elarh  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

Security Bank (of Odessa, TX) offers a pretty good RCA (3.5%,50K cap). However, I just found out they do not offer the first period waiver of read more

Qualifying Debit Card Transactions
Updated: Jun 19, 2011 by Wil  |  10 comments  |  Bank Deals

My RCA account failed to qualify for the higher interest this last period. Two debit card transactions that I charged over the net at my Prescription read more