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SAN FRANCISCO - Major websites were inaccessible to some East Coast users in the United States Friday morning and to people across the country in the read more
Scott Burns touches on a different measure of risk: living standard risk.
Velocity Credit Union (easy membership) 5-year term (2.05% rate) 2.07% APY EWP=270 days, $1,000 read more
This offer expires on the 14th of October. It lasted a whole three weeks. Boo!
John Stumpf, the embattled CEO of Wells Fargo (WFC), retired from the company effective Wednesday. Stumpf's move comes just weeks after he was grilled by read more
people with compromised cards should first contact the bank or financial institution that issued their card to ensure they won’t be liable for any read more
Dr. William Bernstein is noted in some circles as a "contrarian". His principle: "once you have won the game, why keep playing?" is derided by some who read more
Let's hope not.
. . . from Dilbert :-)
In our economy the most important "asset" isn't actually an asset. It's not something you own. It's a variety of promises that our government calls an read more
Quick picture of EMV/ATM status. (9 to 12 months/upgrade sounds a bit slow to me.)
Consumer Reports details the trade-offs of abandoning paper money. Nice tutorial, history.
Can anyone vouch for Synchrony Bank? I'm considering opening up a savings account because of the high 1.05% interest rate with no minimums or anything read more
The $20.1 billion PenFed Credit Union announced Monday its fourth merger of the year after members of the $38.5 million High Plains Federal Credit Union read more
the U.S. has an estimated 72,000 centenarians now, and come 2055, we could see close to 500,000 of them if current growth trends continue. And read more
Good intentions; certainly hope it succeeds. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 30 major technology and communication companies said on Friday they are read more
HSBC Checking BonusHSBC has just released a new checking account bonus that is both attractive and lucrative. Let’s take a look.The OfferBegin a new HSBC read more
Today's doom and gloom report: one famous economist, James Dale Davidson, boldly states… “We could see the end of Social Security as soon as 2017, read more
A reader writes in, asking: "I'd love to hear your thoughts on Everbank's '5 Year MarketSafe Commodities CD.' It guarantees return of principle and offers read more
Q. Please explain the difference between a managed mutual fund and an indexed mutual fund. ---E.E., College Station, Texas
From Time's Money:When the Federal Reserve meets later this month, the smart money now bets that talk of an interest rate increase will not be on the read more
Wouldn’t it be nice if we had a smart government, one that treated higher education as a depreciable investment? It would shrink (but not eliminate) a read more
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Even with a rate hike, interest rates will likely stay low and fluctuate within a narrow range for some time to come.
Two weeks after he pleaded guilty to bank fraud and attempted bank fraud, Sean Jelen filed a civil lawsuit claiming another credit union allegedly offered read more
Melrose CU reduced the APY on its' previous top-of-the heap 5 & 4 year CD's today; 5 year CD APY now 2.22% (was 2.32%) read more
Article By: Scott Burns When it comes to future government spending, the future has already been written: rising interest costs will consume increases in read more
"We are edging closer towards the point in time when it will be appropriate to raise rates further," New York Fed President William Dudley told Fox read more
From Reuters:Japan's financial watchdog estimates that negative interest rates under the Bank of Japan's monetary easing policy will reduce profits for read more