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Direct Transfer Warning
Updated: Mar 5, 2016 by Anon456  |  3 comments  |  Miscellaneous

In January, I had three taxable CDs that needed attention, and 3 IRA CDs between myself and my wife. Taxable CD movement always takes some hand holding, read more

Vantage West CU (25 Mo CD, 2.25%APY)
Updated: Mar 18, 2015 by pearlbrown  |  4 comments  |  Bank Deals

The credit union has a health rating of A on DA. The 15-mo 1.5%APY certificate special described in Ken's latest post about the credit union (here) read more

Falling Apart: America's Neglected Infrastructure
Updated: Nov 25, 2014 by jamesstewart  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

As many of us take to the roads for the holiday last night's 60 minutes painted a sad picture of needed repairs and problems. There are a lot of people in read more

U.S. Bank Refunding $48 Million To Customers
Updated: Sep 25, 2014 by jamesstewart  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

U.S. Bank is the latest financial institution caught deceiving customers and charging them more than it should. The bank, which is the fifth largest 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

Bottom 90% Share For First Time Only 49.6% Of All Pre-Tax Income-Top 1%-22.5%
Updated: Dec 12, 2013 by Ally6770  |  33 comments  |  Financial News

U.S. income inequality, on rise for decades, is now highest since 1928 | Pew Research Center 

Not With My Social Secuirty, You Don't!
Updated: Nov 6, 2013 by lou  |  19 comments  |  Ask The Community

From Boston.com (AP Poll): Poll: Older Americans nix Social Security changes - Business news - Boston.com "Raise the age at which you can begin read more

Social Security Timing
Updated: Oct 24, 2013 by paoli2  |  8 comments  |  Financial News

From MarketWatch.com: Social Security's real retirement age is 70 - Encore - MarketWatch "Given that Social Security is a particularly valuable type read more

Updated: Sep 25, 2013 by paoli2  |  31 comments  |  Financial News

From MarketWatch.com: 6 things boomers need to know about Obamacare - Elizabeth O'Brien's Retire Well - MarketWatch Good to know.

Closing Account Procedures Misinformation
Updated: Sep 17, 2013 by Ally6770  |  6 comments  |  Bank Reviews

Regardless what any customer service representative tells you over the phone at M&T Bank regarding the procedures in closing a matured CD account, and read more

Social Security Number: Guard It With Your Life
Updated: May 2, 2013 by thomaseric228  |  9 comments  |  Financial News

From Bankrate.com: http://www.bankrate.com/finance/s...mber-1.asp This is the most valuable information of us all.  Be sure to guard it read more

US Bank Fees Increase 300% For Small Retirement Accounts
Updated: Jun 13, 2011 by TJJackson  |  2 comments  |  Bank Reviews

Per the letter recieved dated 5/10/2011: "A US Bank IRA continues to be a great way for you to save for your retirement. The annual fee for your IRA read more

US Bank Screws Its Existing IRA CD Customers With Fee Change In Mid-Term
Updated: Jun 9, 2011 by TJJackson  |  9 comments  |  Miscellaneous

Minnesota-based US Bank has decided to screw its existing IRA CD customers hard. Previously, one could open an IRA CD with no annual fee as long as the read more