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Purplesage

Joined: Oct 11, 2010Comments: 17
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US Job Creation Rebounds Strongly In June
Updated: Jul 9, 2016 by Shorebreak  |  3 comments  |  Financial News

The US economy created 287,000 jobs in June, rebounding strongly from disappointing growth in May. The figure was much stronger than forecast, and the read more

Fed's Evans Sees Case For Deferring U.S. Rate Hikes For Years
Updated: Jun 6, 2016 by Purplesage  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

Lock in those 5-year 2.00% APY offerings while you can... In a dovish shot across the bow of a Federal Reserve widely expected to raise U.S. interest read more

FDIC Insured Bank Bail Ins....Are We At Risk Of Losing Our Money ?
Updated: May 14, 2016 by decades  |  14 comments  |  Ask The Community

My 90 year old father heard this on the radio about large banks going bankrupt...derivatives ..fine print in fdic rules etc. and asked me to google it .He read more

Finance Leaders Pledge Forceful Response To Boost Economy
Updated: Apr 16, 2016 by Purplesage  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

WASHINGTON (AP) - Finance officials are pledging a more forceful effort to stimulate a sluggish worldwide economy. The hope is that stronger growth can read more

Yellen Says Fed Should Proceed 'Cautiously' Given Global Risks
Updated: Mar 29, 2016 by Purplesage  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday the U.S. central bank should proceed "cautiously" as it looks to raise interest rates again, because read more

The Cost Of Stamps Is Going Down - Just Before Tax Day
Updated: Mar 11, 2016 by Purplesage  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

From Forbes: Check that envelope before you send out your tax return: you might need less postage. The cost of stamps is about to drop - about a week read more

Why Your Retirement Calculator Could Be Your Downfall
Posted: Feb 27, 2016 by Purplesage  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

An online planning tool might seem like an easy way to determine your financial standing in retirement, but the results could be wildly inaccurate, 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

More Central Bank Rate Cuts Coming Before Any Hike
Posted: Feb 3, 2016 by Purplesage  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

Global interest rates are likely to go even lower before they rise as financial market volatility and the specter of deflation raise fresh doubts about read more

UK: 'Banks Want Me Get An Online Account And Use Contactless Cards - But I Refuse'
Updated: Feb 2, 2016 by Purplesage  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

In the UK, a battle between the big banks and a breed of traditional savers who are rejecting modern technology. They like banks that still issue read more

Rate Hike? Not Until 2017, Says Market
Updated: Feb 1, 2016 by cumulus  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s “FedWatch” tool shows that traders are now betting the Federal Reserve will probably wait until 2017 before another read more

US Economic Growth Slows Sharply
Posted: Jan 29, 2016 by Purplesage  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

The US economy grew at an annualized rate of 0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2015 compared with the same quarter a year ago, official figures show. The rate read more

2.50% 5 Yrs
Updated: Jan 25, 2016 by ccdagg  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

5 yr certificate 2.50%  180 day ewp

Nasa Federal Credit Union
Updated: Jan 14, 2016 by Purplesage  |  3 comments  |  Bank Reviews

This is the second day I've been trying to open a 49 month account. Filled out the application online yesterday morning, Rep. stated they would get back read more

What Do You Need To Pawn Your Car For Instant Cash?
Updated: Aug 26, 2015 by MidAtlantic  |  7 comments  |  Financial News

Getting good cash can be difficult, and getting cash quickly can be just as hard. Getting both would be downright impossible if vehicle pawn loans weren’t read more

Barclays Pushes Fed Hike Call To March From September - Marketwatch
Updated: Aug 24, 2015 by Purplesage  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

 "Although we continue to see economic activity in the US as solid and justifying modest rate hikes, we believe the Federal Reserve is unlikely to read more

Can The Fed Ignore This Market Rout?
Updated: Aug 24, 2015 by ChrisCD  |  3 comments  |  Financial News

I believe the stock market turmoil will continue until the Federal Reserve's September rate hike is taken off the table. If this happens, as I discussed read more

Fischer: No Rate Hike Until Fed Sees Inflation Returning To Normal
Updated: Aug 11, 2015 by Shorebreak  |  4 comments  |  Financial News

The Federal Reserve is concerned about low inflation and won't move before it sees inflation returning to more normal levels, said Stanley Fischer, the read more

Lockhart: Fed 'Close' To Hiking Rates, U.S. Economy Near Normal
Updated: Aug 10, 2015 by Purplesage  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

Economic conditions in the United States have largely returned to normal and a Federal Reserve decision to raise interest rates should come soon, Atlanta read more

List Of Methods Banks Count As Direct Deposits
Updated: Jul 27, 2015 by cumulus  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

Below is a list of banks, along with what they’ll count as a direct deposit. This is useful information because a lot of bank sign up bonuses require you read more

Discover To Pay $18.5 Million Over Sloppy Student Loan Servicing
Updated: Jul 26, 2015 by Purplesage  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

Though the fine is relatively small, it’s significant insomuch as it’s the first time the CFPB has taken action against a student loan servicer. Officials read more

Why You’Re Probably Better At Investing Than Donald Trump | Money Talks News
Updated: Jul 22, 2015 by paoli2  |  13 comments  |  Financial News

While Trump did have a big head start – his father, Fred, was a multimillionaire New York real estate developer – there’s no doubt The read more

New York Stock Exchange Shut Down Over Tech Glitch
Updated: Jul 9, 2015 by paoli2  |  5 comments  |  Financial News

The New York Stock Exchange had to shut down trading abruptly shortly before noon Wednesday over what officials said was a technical malfunction that read more

IMF Warns Fed On Risks Of Hiking Too Soon
Posted: Jul 9, 2015 by Purplesage  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

By WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Hiking interest rates too soon could stall the U.S. economy, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday, embellishing a read more

Big Banks To Pay $6B For Market Manipulation
Updated: May 26, 2015 by paoli2  |  27 comments  |  Financial News

Six of the biggest names in finance have agreed to pay nearly $6 billion dollars in penalties, with five pleading guilty to criminal charges over read more

Inflationary Effects On Seniors | Retirement Planning
Updated: May 3, 2015 by paoli2  |  7 comments  |  Financial News

J.P. Morgan Asset Management says the average 65-year-old last year paid $4,400 in premiums for Part B (outpatient services), Part D (prescription drugs), read more

Problem With Ally Bank
Updated: Apr 28, 2015 by ClickClack  |  4 comments  |  Ask The Community

Has anyone else had a problem with Ally Bank''s login page?  I have an older computer and used to use Safari and Firefox to get into my account read more

Fedspeak Cheatsheet: Fed Officials Could Wait Longer To Raise Rates - Real Time Economics - WSJ
Updated: Apr 28, 2015 by Ally6770  |  4 comments  |  Financial News

I hope you can get this link. I like the menu bar at the top also.  Federal Reserve officials have made clear they won’t raise interest read more

This Is The Worst Retirement Solution Ever
Updated: Apr 26, 2015 by paoli2  |  14 comments  |  Financial News

Want to improve your chance of having a comfortable retirement? Just work longer to make up for your financial shortfall, we read. And a lot of read more

The Fed Still Wants Easy Money
Updated: Apr 21, 2015 by Purplesage  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

Janet Yellen wants you to know that while the era of zero rates may be drawing to a close, money will stay cheap for a long time to come. The Federal read more