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me1004

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Melrose CU Fires CEO Kaufman
Updated: 18 minutes ago by me1004  |  5 comments  |  Financial News

Melrose CU, Briarwood, N.Y., one of several area credit unions suing the Taxi and Limousine Commission of New York City related to taxi medallion loans read more

Would You Trust Your Money In The State Bank Of India?
Updated: Jul 20, 2016 by Louisa  |  15 comments  |  Ask The Community

https://www.depositaccounts.com/b...dia-il.htm Thanks!

Excellent Experience Opening CD With Veridian Credit Union
Updated: Jul 17, 2016 by cumulus  |  1 comment  |  Bank Reviews

I have now completed opening a membership, CD and checking account with Veridian Credit Union, and the experience was mainly excellent. Most noteworthy read more

Financial Partners CU Adding Several New Fees Aug. 1
Posted: Jul 8, 2016 by me1004  |  0 comments  |  Miscellaneous

Finanical Partners CU, in Downey, CA, but an easy access CU open to accountholders nationwide, has just issued a new Fee Schedule that includes several read more

Luther Burbank Savings Offering 1.40% APY Liquid Savings, High Minimum
Updated: Jul 5, 2016 by CTM  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

Luther Burbank Savings in California is offering a liquid savings account offering as much as 1.40% APY, although for a high minimum balance of $250,000. read more

Easiest Savings Account For Online Image Upload/Deposit Of Checks?
Updated: Jun 25, 2016 by LR  |  4 comments  |  Ask The Community

I would like to hear everyone's experience using online deposit for their savings account.  Since I'm limited to either taking a picture with the read more

Xcel CU - Worst Nightmare Ever. Time To Rethink Credit Unions?
Updated: Jun 21, 2016 by John Sears  |  9 comments  |  Miscellaneous

They made me join some lame $5 outfit, I did. They had me fund a Savings Acct. with $5.  I did. When I wanted to move over $240K to eventually fund read more

Northwest FCU - Possible 2.47% 5 Year CD
Updated: Jun 12, 2016 by me1004  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

Here' s the catch. Must be $250K and you must be 62 yo to get the Heritage Club extra 0.25%

Trouble Claiming CD Grandparent Opened As Custodian While I Was A Minor
Updated: Jun 11, 2016 by OAG  |  6 comments  |  Ask The Community

The other week my Dad found a COD slip from April '95 that my grandparent opened as custodian for me as a minor.   The COD states the maturity read more

New Issue CD Available At Scottrade This Week
Updated: Jun 9, 2016 by enduser  |  4 comments  |  Ask The Community

This will be my first time to invest in a new issue CD so I'm asking the community for their opinion if this is a good investment. I have 15K parked in a read more

Brink's Prepaid Mastercard Debit Card Offer 5% APY Savings Account
Updated: Jun 2, 2016 by LR  |  6 comments  |  Miscellaneous

I was just watching a commercial on TV for Brink's Prepard Mastercard debit card, and it says you can get a 5% savings account with it. I have confirmed read more

Alliant CU Raises Savings Rate .05%
Updated: May 27, 2016 by LR  |  5 comments  |  Bank Deals

I just noticed that Alliant Credit Union has raised its savings rate by .05% APY, to 1.0% APY. Must have happened on the first of the month. I don't now read more

TD Bank Hit With Class Action Alleging Its Coin Machines Miscount
Posted: Apr 30, 2016 by me1004  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

A class action lawsuit has been filed against TD Bank alleging its coin machines miscount, shortchanging consumers. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in read more

Can ACH Deposit To Account Be Delayed Multiple Days?
Updated: Apr 28, 2016 by Ally6770  |  12 comments  |  Ask The Community

Can an ACH deposit to a savings  account  be received by the bank or credit union but with instructions not to deposit it to my account until read more

Withdrawing Matured Cds From Credit Unions
Updated: Apr 26, 2016 by me1004  |  8 comments  |  Ask The Community

Can anyone advise if they have had any problems getting a matured CD funds returned back to the owner via paying for it to be wired to one's bank from a read more

New Malware Goznym Stealing Millions From U.S. Bank Accounts
Updated: Apr 17, 2016 by Bozo  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

A new hybrid malware monster is attacking American and Canadian bank accounts. Known as GozNym, the malicious code actually combines two already powerful read more

Western FCU Changing Name To Unify FCU
Updated: Mar 10, 2016 by cactus  |  10 comments  |  Miscellaneous

I just got a notice in the mail from Western Federal Credit Union saying that as of today, it is changing its name to Unify Federal Credit Union. read more

Valor Credit Union - Add On Cd - Will Allow One Add On Deposit If You Sign Release Form
Updated: Feb 25, 2016 by Francis1  |  10 comments  |  Miscellaneous

In December, Valor credit union stopped allowing add on deposits to their 7 year add on cd. A lot of us complained. Today I received notice there was a read more

Utility Bill Payment Processers
Updated: Feb 23, 2016 by RJM  |  23 comments  |  Ask The Community

Just now, I prepaid my power bill by paying a $2.25 fee for a $600 payment. And for my sewer & water bill, the fee was $1.95 for $500. Are these read more

Do Any Banks Offer Inherited Traditional IRA's Where Interest Can Be Withdrawn?
Updated: Feb 16, 2016 by Ricochet  |  5 comments  |  Ask The Community

My late Dad set up IRA's for me and my brother, I got in on a 5 year CD with Ally Bank with a 2 mo. EWP.  However, I am only able to take out the RMD read more

They Are Currently Offering Cd's At 1.5% For 17 Months And 2.0% For 24 Months.
Updated: Feb 12, 2016 by Carpline  |  8 comments  |  Bank Deals

 I don't know further details.  We have found them reasonably easy to work with before.  Can't recall membership restrictions but there read more

CREDIT CARD
Updated: Feb 5, 2016 by kiwi  |  11 comments  |  Bank Deals

I recently opened a 2% cash back credit card with CITI. I put my Comcast, electric bill, heating bill, and car, house, personal liability and other read more

Bernanke Says Fed Likely To Add Negative Interest Rates To Recession-Fighting Tool Kit
Updated: Feb 4, 2016 by Bozo  |  9 comments  |  Financial News

By WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The Federal Reserve should consider using negative rates to counter the next serious downturn, said former chairman Ben read more

How Long Does It Take To Fund An Account By ACH?
Updated: Jan 30, 2016 by CDInvestor1  |  12 comments  |  Ask The Community

Recently I filled out an application for a large CD online with an out of state US bank that came highly rated by Bauer Financial.  My application read more

0.75% Interest Boost For Premier Savings After Promotional Premier Ends
Updated: Jan 27, 2016 by Sperry8  |  16 comments  |  Bank Deals

Just got a notice in the mail:  After the Promotional Premier Savings converts to Premier Savings, the base interest will be increased by read more

Alert For Those In HSBC Promo Advance Savings -- Changes
Updated: Jan 24, 2016 by me1004  |  40 comments  |  Miscellaneous

HSBC Bank has issued a notice that on Nov. 2, it will be changing statements and interest postings from monthly to quarterly. This is a very significant read more

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

Anyone Heard Anything About Wesleyan Investment Foundation
Updated: Jan 20, 2016 by Ray Wahl  |  5 comments  |  Ask The Community

Anyone heard anything about Wesleyan Investment Foundation?  They are paying 2.5% up to $4999 and 3% on $5000 - 34999 -- it is not FDIC insured, but read more

Class Act Credit Union Will Now Charge For Use Of Shared Branching
Updated: Jan 12, 2016 by me1004  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

In an email received this morning: The Shared Branching network is a great source for Credit Unions and while we encourage our members to use them, there read more

$75 Fee To Transfer An IRA To A New Bank?
Updated: Dec 28, 2015 by barry_NY  |  13 comments  |  Ask The Community

I was charged a $75 fee to transfer an expired IRA CD to another bank!  Because of the new banking laws, it is difficult to just take a check from read more