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klink

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klink

About klink

Retired Military.


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Bank Accounts Paying Interest Of Up To 4% On Your Money
Updated: Jun 1, 2016 by Ken Tumin  |  3 comments  |  Financial News

This Kiplinger article mentions DepositAccounts as a good resource to find deals.  Congratulations. Ken - so glad all your hard work continues to be read more

15 Month CD At 3% APY For Military Members
Updated: May 8, 2016 by Anon456  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

Navy Fed CU for Military Appreciation Month (of May), is offering a 3% APY, 15 month CD, max Funding is $10k.  You can read more about it read more

15 Month CD At 3% APY For Military Members
Updated: May 4, 2016 by klink  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

Navy Fed CU for Military Appreciation Month (of May), is offering a 3% APY, 15 month CD, max Funding is $10k.  You can read more about it read more

15 Mo CD 1.51% APY
Updated: Feb 25, 2016 by Ricochet  |  5 comments  |  Bank Deals

I just noticed this rate today, which I don't believe I have seen anyone mention.  It seems to compare pretty favorably to the 12 month and 18 month read more

Penfed Lowers CD Rates
Updated: Feb 25, 2016 by bwk1954  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

New rates on 2/23/16: 6 Month 0.60% 1 Year 1.10% 15 Month 1.15% 2 Year 1.30% 3 Year 1.30% 4 Year 1.30% 5 Year 1.40%

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

Penfed Late On Mailing Interest Checks. Anyone Else Experience The Same?
Updated: Feb 18, 2016 by Ratesaver  |  3 comments  |  Miscellaneous

So I have had several of the 3% 5 year CD's for 2 years now and have the monthly interest checks mailed to me. My checks have always been mailed the very 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

Social Security In The Crosshairs: How Large Are Benefits?
Updated: Jan 28, 2016 by 51hh  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

"The Wall Street Journal ran an op-ed recently by Andrew Biggs entitled " New Evidence on the Phony Retirement Crisis." The thrust of Biggs' argument is read more

Tax Treatment Of EWP
Updated: Jan 18, 2016 by klink  |  3 comments  |  Ask The Community

How do I treat EWPs for federal income tax purposes?

CDs From The Too-Big-To-Fail Banks
Updated: Jan 12, 2016 by klink  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

If you've never looked at just what a waste it is to buy CDs from the TBTF guys, Bankaholic's Sabrina Karl offers worthwhile insight. Exactly how bad are read more

Best Budgeting Or Longterm Forecasting Or Retirement Software Or Site?
Updated: Jan 10, 2016 by John Sears  |  5 comments  |  Ask The Community

Seems there's nothing that will take into account changes over a 30 year period, such as rising rent, dipping into the principal, etc.  Mint doesn't read more

7 Signs You're Doing Something Right With Your Money
Updated: Jan 4, 2016 by klink  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

There are so many choices to make for your money that it's easy to feel like you're doing something wrong. Or everything. But chances are, you're doing read more

Sued Over Old Debt, And Blocked From Suing Back
Updated: Dec 23, 2015 by klink  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

From the NewYorkTimes: Clifford Cain Jr., a retired electrician in Baltimore, was used to living on a tight budget, carefully apportioning his Social read more

Someone Posted A While Back About Going To The Next $ To Get The Full 5% On Their Credit Card For Gas.
Updated: Dec 18, 2015 by Ally6770  |  4 comments  |  Financial News

Here is a list on Clark Howard's site on WHY THIS IS BAD FOR YOUR CAR

Online Application
Posted: Nov 29, 2015 by klink  |  0 comments  |  Bank Reviews

Not happy with this business. The online application process does not allow you to continue after they ask you to read and accept their disclosure page.

Limited Period Offer: 13 Months CD @1.00% APY
Updated: Oct 30, 2015 by klink  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

We are offering 13 Months individual CD @1.00% APY for a limited period. Minimum Deposit $1000.00, Maximum Deposit 249,999.00 for a single CD. For read more

Money Market Rate Jump
Updated: Oct 26, 2015 by klink  |  5 comments  |  Bank Deals

Their money market rate has increased to 1.24% a few days ago.  Not sure about Redneck Bank, but wanted to let readers know.  The rate jumped read more

Chinese Cyberattacks On US Companies Continue, Report Says
Updated: Oct 19, 2015 by paoli2  |  3 comments  |  Financial News

Chinese hacking attempts on American corporate intellectual property have occurred with regularity over the past three weeks, suggesting that China read more

Question About Bill Pay Banks
Updated: Oct 10, 2015 by paoli2  |  2 comments  |  Miscellaneous

Hello please i am looking for a bank account or FCU whose bill pay is very active, i mean when i make i bill paymen, it deposit in the recievers bank read more

Fort Knox....As Found On Bankrate.Com
Updated: Sep 17, 2015 by gbtexas  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

Today I noticed Ft. Knox was offering a 1.35%-14mo. certificate and a 2.30%-59mo. certificate. I called because I wanted to verify the amounts required to 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

The Top 25 Credit Unions
Updated: Jul 16, 2015 by cumulus  |  3 comments  |  Financial News

Tables, charts list the  top credit unions 1990 verses 2015; Navy Federal Credit Union leads both. Total assets held by the top 25 credit unions read more

.5% Bonus Interest On New CD's (Restricted)
Updated: Jul 15, 2015 by klink  |  1 comment  |  Bank Deals

Have not seen it posted elsewhere but NFCU is currently running another one time only per account half percent bonus interest a single CD per account read more

25 Month 2.01% CD
Updated: Jul 14, 2015 by scottj  |  19 comments  |  Bank Deals

Looks like it might be back? Just got this email. Not sure if it's a targeted offer Summer Savings Specials. 25 Month CD 2.01% APY. MyLife Money Market read more

10 Things Credit Card Companies Don’T Want You To Know
Updated: Jul 4, 2015 by paoli2  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

3. If you are late on one card payment, the APR on all your credit cards could be raised

Pentagon Share Certificate (CD) Penalty Change
Updated: Jun 30, 2015 by Ally6770  |  6 comments  |  Bank Deals

In the latest version of the PenFed CD application, the early withdrawal penalty changed from the 6 month (for < 5 year)/1 year (for >= 5 read more

Thinking About Making The Switch To All Online Banking. Can You Talk Me Out Of It?
Updated: Jun 21, 2015 by geracea  |  14 comments  |  Ask The Community

I recently consolidated my emergency savings into an Ally savings account. I'm still using a B&M bank (Wells Fargo) for my checking. I'm read more

Currently Offering $300 To New Secure Checking Account Openings.
Updated: Jun 11, 2015 by klink  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

Was informed by e-mail of new account offering a $300 reward. The account is called Secure Checking. Offer valid I believe until 18 Jun 2015. Of course read more

Not Happy With Andrews
Posted: May 28, 2015 by klink  |  0 comments  |  Bank Reviews

Attempted to open account online. Process is not explained in a logical order until to late. Funding the accounts is impossible because of the limited read more