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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

Use Alternate Browsers In Wake Of IE Security Flaw
Updated: Sep 23, 2012 by glxpass  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

From Clark Howard show notes: The Internet Explorer browser has a security flaw that could allow hackers to gain access to your computer. I am advising read more

12-Month CD At 5 % APY
Updated: Mar 26, 2012 by glxpass  |  4 comments  |  Bank Deals

Patelco Credit Union is offering a 12 month CD at 5.00 APY. The minimum and maximum is $ 1000.00. Anyone has any additional insight on this credit union?

Concerns About Other Writers Contributing To The Site
Updated: Sep 1, 2011 by melman  |  14 comments  |  Miscellaneous

My technical partner and I have read through the comments from readers who expressed concern about our articles that were written by our other 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, ...

When You Deposit Money In A Bank, Whose Money Is It?
Updated: May 14, 2011 by glxpass  |  3 comments  |  Bank Reviews

My father had a custodial account for my son. Dad died (YOB 1909) and my son (YOB 1985) wanted the money for a down payment on a condo. We went to read more

AARP Visa Card From Chase - 5% Cash Back For 6 Months
Updated: Apr 28, 2011 by 51hh  |  12 comments  |  Financial News

AARP Visa Card from Chase: promotion link * 5% cash back on all purchases for 6 months * No annual fee * 0% intro APR for 12 months on purchases and read more

Timing Of Deposits And Transfers To Accrue Fees
Updated: Mar 7, 2011 by shacklaw  |  17 comments  |  Bank Reviews

Apparently, when the puppet for Bank of America, Obama came into office some laws changed to help BOA pay pack the tarp funds and to become more 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...

APR Definition For Mortgages
Updated: Feb 13, 2011 by glxpass  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

A good overview of APR, interest rates and mortgages from the New York Times: The A.P.R., which is often half a percentage point or more higher than the read more

Poor Treatment By Bank Of America
Updated: Jan 26, 2011 by pearlbrown  |  3 comments  |  Bank Reviews

We have been Bank of America customers for over 30 years.  In 30 years I have never had a check returned NSF until now.  We have two business read more

Randolph Bank New (January 2011) Interest Rate: 2.5% APY (Dropped From 4.75%) Still $25K
Updated: Jan 1, 2011 by darkdreamer4u  |  9 comments  |  Bank Deals

(4.75%, $25K) to (2.5%, $25K) - fact, just as rumored by several CSRs in the past few weeks.  Time to do rate-hop ... again.

Funding Reward Checking Accounts
Updated: Dec 30, 2010 by pearlbrown  |  4 comments  |  Ask The Community

In the face of declining caps and declining rates on RCAs,  I went through a preliminary exercise to determine how best to deploy my available cash read more

Discover Bank Is Starting To Make Me Nervous (Savings)
Updated: Dec 12, 2010 by glxpass  |  1 comment  |  Bank Reviews

My Etrade Financial savings account was sold to Discover Bank a while ago.  I'm starting to have problems with the amount of time when I simply read more

Bank Of America $220 Checking Account Offer
Updated: Dec 11, 2010 by glxpass  |  3 comments  |  Financial News

You must have a BOA credit card and NO BOA checking account.   Get more than $200 in statement credits on your credit card when you bank with read more

Best RCA Now Open In All States
Updated: Dec 1, 2010 by 51hh  |  42 comments  |  Bank Deals

4.75% APY up to 25k. you can even fund through CC.

1St Mariner Bank: Warning!!!
Updated: Oct 19, 2010 by AtlantaWolf  |  5 comments  |  Bank Reviews

Almost verbatim from my post on www.fatwallet.com/forums/finance : PROCEED WITH CAUTION!!! If you're as unhappy as I am with 1st Mariner Bank's read more

Sonoran Bank, N.A. Reward Checking Dropped To 3.26% APY, Effective 8/18/2010
Updated: Oct 18, 2010 by glxpass  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

Sonoran Bank High Yield Checking is down from 4.26% APY to 3.26% for 0 - $30K and then 1.25% APY for over $30K. (I guess the latter is supposed to be read more

How To Set Up Recurring ACH
Updated: Sep 27, 2010 by 51hh  |  10 comments  |  Bank Deals

I'm new to this reward checking and just opened an account at Danvers.  It was an easy process.  How do I set up a recurring ACH?  Can it read more

Bank Of America Online Banking Outage - Nationwide - Resolved
Updated: Aug 27, 2010 by 51hh  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

It's been almost a couple of hours since I've noticed that I can't access online bankiing.  The home page says: Online Banking is read more

Ken, There Seems To Be A Growing Number Of Wierd Anonymous Comments To Some Of Your Posts
Updated: Jul 31, 2010 by glxpass  |  13 comments  |  Miscellaneous

Ken, There seems to be a growing number of wierd anonymous comments to some of your posts.  And I think the same person(s) scew other comments by read more

New Reward Checking Requirement: $200/Mo In Debit Card Purchases
Updated: Jul 18, 2010 by darkdreamer4u  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

Class Act Federal Credit Union in Louisville, Kentucky has notified its members that effective August 1st, reward checking members will have to make $200 read more