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Suspicious Phone Call About Computer Problems
Updated: Jan 21, 2016 by me1004  |  10 comments  |  Ask The Community

I just received a phone call from a man with a very strong "accent" whose voice sounded all gargled telling me he wanted me to go to my computer and press read more

Why Doesn't Anyone Talk About An Emergency Fund?
Updated: Aug 9, 2015 by Ally6770  |  27 comments  |  Ask The Community

For all the talk on CDs and bank accounts and savings, why doesn't anyone bring up the issue of having an emergency fund?  I don't have one although read more

Trying To Track Old CD
Updated: Apr 1, 2015 by Ally6770  |  9 comments  |  Ask The Community

I ran across 2 CD's that Matured in 1995 totaling $35K ( invested amount).  Originally deposited at Barnett Bank, Jacksonville, FL.  Barnett read more

Just Received Papers From The Sending Institution For The 2 Roth IRA CD Transfers Mailed Monday--
Updated: Apr 1, 2015 by FAR  |  5 comments  |  Miscellaneous

With the papers written on the check stub is the added information---- "A stop payment cannot be placed on this check for 90 days after the issue read more

3% -5 Year IRA Special At Meridian Trust CU. ALL MILITARY & Certain Wyoming Res.
Updated: Feb 27, 2015 by pearlbrown  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

Came across a 5 year IRA special at Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union paying 3%. Open to all active or retired military no matter where you reside and read more

Chase Bank And New Cash Deposit Rules
Updated: Dec 25, 2014 by paoli2  |  44 comments  |  Miscellaneous

I was wondering if anyone has encountered what is going to be the new rules for "any" bank cash deposits as of March 1, 2014?  I just returned from read more

Life Insurance Claim Question
Updated: Oct 20, 2014 by paoli2  |  2 comments  |  Ask The Community

Thought I would see if any other readers have had to deal with this issue. Our father passed away October 2013. My three siblings and I were listed on read more

Chase Freedom Rolling Out New Credit Cards With Embedded Chips
Updated: Aug 4, 2014 by MidAtlantic  |  3 comments  |  Miscellaneous

Received notice recently that  my Chase Freedom Mastercard will be changing to Chase Freedom Visa and the new cards will now have an embedded read more

Shareplus Bank Being Acquired By Green Bank
Updated: Jun 20, 2014 by paoli2  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

Received a notice in the mail that Shareplus Bank based in Plano, TX is being acquired by Green Bank which is based in Houston,TX. read more

Half of American Adults Hacked This Year
Updated: May 30, 2014 by FAR  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

Hackers have exposed the personal information of 110 million Americans -- roughly half of the nation's adults -- in the last 12 months alone. That read more

Why Walmart Might Ask For Your Credit Card Security Code
Updated: May 28, 2014 by paoli2  |  13 comments  |  Financial News

Do you know your credit card’s three-digit security code? Located on the back of credit cards, this code acts as an extra line of defense against read more

Half Of Americans Can't Save For Retirement
Updated: May 26, 2014 by Ally6770  |  14 comments  |  Financial News

Horse hockey. Its all about priorities. I believe most can save if they were to put this near the top of their list. I bet 99% have a cell phone that they read more

Couple Special Blended Local CDs At East Cambridge Savings Bank
Posted: May 26, 2014 by FAR  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

A couple blended cds at East Cambridge Savings Bank but requires a branch visit to open. 1) 3 year cd at 1.51% that earns 1% for months 1-12 then read more

Are CD Ladders Still Worth The Effort?
Updated: May 20, 2014 by Ally6770  |  3 comments  |  Financial News

With yields set to rebound once the Federal Reserve ends its effort to keep interest rates artificially low, is now the right or wrong time to start a read more

Have You Noticed The Dismal Money Market Certificate Rates At PenFed?
Updated: May 18, 2014 by FAR  |  10 comments  |  Bank Deals

Term Dividend Rate APY 6 Month 0.300% 0.30% 1-Year   0.800% 0.80% 2-Year   0.900% 0.90% 3-Year   1.000% 1.00% 4-Year read more

We Love Not Carrying Cash, And Half Of Us Carry $20 Or Less
Updated: May 18, 2014 by Ally6770  |  15 comments  |  Financial News

Alternative forms of currency, most notably credit and debit cards, are thinning out our wallets and pocketbooks, and Americans seem to love it. read more

USAlliance Credit Union can call CDs early
Updated: May 8, 2014 by paoli2  |  6 comments  |  Bank Deals

The credit union, which offers easy membership, has recently offered special CDs with top rates.  If they interest you, be aware that on page 4 of read more

1.2% 18 Month Cd At Susquehanna Bank In Their Market Area
Posted: May 2, 2014 by FAR  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

1.2% being offered at Susquehanna Bank for an 18 month cd. It can be opened online but believe you need to be in their market area to open an account read more

Study Says Savers Have Lost $758 Billion Due To Fed Low Rates
Updated: Apr 24, 2014 by paoli2  |  9 comments  |  Financial News

A study by MoneyRates.com released yesterday show that savers have lost $758 billion due to the Fed's low rate policy in the past five years. Fed's read more

IRS Paid Bonuses To 1,100 Who Owe Back Taxes
Updated: Apr 23, 2014 by paoli2  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to read more

Social Security, Treasury Target Taxpayers For Their Parents’ Decades-Old Debts
Updated: Apr 15, 2014 by Shorebreak  |  14 comments  |  Financial News

Across the nation, hundreds of thousands of taxpayers who are expecting refunds this month are instead getting letters informing them that because of a read more

IRA rollover ruling stuns advisers and savers
Updated: Apr 8, 2014 by paoli2  |  11 comments  |  Financial News

From MarketWatch: Retirement experts call it a game changer for the 50 or so million households in the U.S. that own an individual read more

Bank Wants Teen To Return $31,000 Wrongly Placed In His Account
Updated: Apr 1, 2014 by Ally6770  |  16 comments  |  Bank Deals

"A banking error created a fat bank account for a Hull teenager, whom Madison County sheriff’s deputies said went on a spending spree and pocketed read more

Pitfalls Of Reverse Mortgages May Pass To Borrower's Heirs
Updated: Mar 30, 2014 by gbtexas  |  4 comments  |  Financial News

From The New York Times via Yahoo Finance: ... along with a growing number of baby boomers, is confronting a bitter inheritance: The same loans that read more

1.5% 30 Month Special At Civic Bank And Tust
Updated: Mar 26, 2014 by cumulus  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

A 30 month CD special at Civic Bank and Trust in TN. Appears to be available online nationwide.Looks like its ending the end of March.  

Benefits And Risks Of Being Put On Your Parents’ Checking Account
Updated: Mar 17, 2014 by paoli2  |  11 comments  |  Financial News

In this Sonoma Valley Sun Q&A with two California elder law attorneys, a reader asks about the risks of being put on his parents' checking read more

Will Your Credit Score Soon Be On Your Bills?
Updated: Mar 15, 2014 by Ally6770  |  4 comments  |  Financial News

Free Credit Score to Come with Billing Statements -MyBankTracker.com 

Dont Forget About Your Pets When Planning Finances
Updated: Mar 13, 2014 by paoli2  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

  If you are an animal lover and have pets you should remember to include them when planning your future finances. Owning a dog or cat is read more

Chase Stops Cash Deposits Into Accounts That Aren’t Your Own
Updated: Mar 13, 2014 by paoli2  |  6 comments  |  Bank Deals

“When making a cash deposit, please be ready to show a valid ID and deposit only into accounts that list your name,” states a letter received recently read more

Social Security Lump Sum Option
Posted: Mar 11, 2014 by FAR  |  0 comments  |  Ask The Community

This may be an option for people that delay their social security benefits. If I understand the article correctly say an individual plans to delay their read more