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BB&T Ridiculous Service Charges
Updated: Sep 28, 2015 by ers18619  |  4 comments  |  Bank Reviews

I have banked with BB&T for close to 30 years if you count the time I banked with the small bank that they purchased.   I even at one point read more

Almost Perfect, But Needs Remote Deposit And Easier Transaction Download
Updated: May 18, 2011 by CraigPD  |  7 comments  |  Bank Reviews

I had an account with Chevy Chase Bank in the DC area (now bought out by Capital One) and was happy with them for many years. I switched to a Capital read more

Chase On Line Banking Full Of Issues Not Made Public. Only Find Out By Being A Customer
Updated: May 2, 2011 by CraigPD  |  5 comments  |  Bank Reviews

the chase on line system does not send e-payments to many standard merchants.  this has caused issues with late payments because there is a 5-7 day read more

J.D. Powers Bank Study - More People Switching Banks
Updated: Mar 4, 2011 by Southwestern  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

This study released by J.D. Powers provides some good news for depositors. It shows more customers are shopping for new banks and promotions are effective read more

Wells Fargo Leads In The Hard Sell
Updated: Mar 3, 2011 by Southwestern  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

Have you been hit by a sales pitch at your last Wells Fargo visit? Wells Fargo happens to be one of the leaders of cross-selling in which they try to sell read more

Horrible Bank With Terrible Customer Service And Even Worse Policies.
Updated: Mar 2, 2011 by Southwestern  |  1 comment  |  Bank Reviews

This is a very non personable bank, horrible customer service, poor member relations and they change policies with out proper notifications.  After read more

Would You Tolerate Monthly Fees For Online Banking?
Updated: Mar 2, 2011 by Southwestern  |  6 comments  |  Ask The Community

The Consumer Reports Blog reviews a study on online banking and fees: Mintel asked consumers how much they would be willing to pay for online banking read more

PNC Growth Lowered to 0.85% APY + New Requirements
Posted: Mar 1, 2011 by Southwestern  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

Effective today, PNC has lowered its Virtual Wallet Growth Account to 0.85% APY for balances up to 25K.  Balances over 25K remain at 0.25%. read more

PNC's New Reward Credit Card Products
Updated: Feb 28, 2011 by Southwestern  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

PNC has overhauled the credit card products it inherited from National City.  The new cards are attractive: Cash Back (12.99-20.99 APR, no annual read more

Bank Of America - Pleased
Updated: Feb 22, 2011 by Southwestern  |  4 comments  |  Bank Reviews

I opened a checking and savings account with Bank of America several years ago.  I chose Bank of America because they have numerous branches in my read more

Difficulties Of Online Banking?
Updated: Feb 20, 2011 by Southwestern  |  1 comment  |  Bank Reviews

Today I set up my elderly mother’s bank account online so that she could transfer money to her grandchildren a few states away. Chase required a lot read more

New BOA Customer
Updated: Feb 20, 2011 by lou  |  5 comments  |  Bank Reviews

Just opened a new checking account and savings account this past week. All of the staff in the bank were very friendly, explained everything about the read more

Chase, US Bank & Other Big Banks Exploring New Checking Account Fees
Updated: Feb 20, 2011 by Southwestern  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

Wall Street Journal article provides another review of the new checking account fees that the big banks are starting to introduce. Here are some read more

I Hate BOA
Updated: Feb 19, 2011 by Shorebreak  |  4 comments  |  Bank Reviews

I'm a poor college student so I usually don't have more than 200 dollars in my checking account at one time.  To make sure that my checking account read more

February Changes In Chase Checking Accounts
Updated: Feb 9, 2011 by Southwestern  |  12 comments  |  Bank Deals

As readers mentioned in my free checking post, Chase will be making it harder to avoid monthly fees. Here's what this WSJ article described: In February, read more

TCF $100 Promotion - Direct Deposit NOT Required
Updated: Feb 4, 2011 by Southwestern  |  2 comments  |  Bank Deals

TCF Bank - $100 Free Cash Through March 31, TCF is offering a $100 checking account bonus when you open your account online and complete 10 read more

PNC Ending PNC Points For Most Accounts
Posted: Feb 1, 2011 by Southwestern  |  0 comments  |  Bank Deals

PNC has added language to its website: "Effective 4/30/2011: Free Checking, Free Checking Classic, Foundation, Virtual Wallet and Virtual Wallet read more

8 Least-Evil Banks Article (And Ken Is Quoted)
Updated: Jan 26, 2011 by Southwestern  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

The names of these financial institutions should already be familiar to all of us thanks to Ken, who is quoted in the article.   read more

Tired Of Chasing Chase For Good Rates!
Updated: Jan 25, 2011 by Southwestern  |  1 comment  |  Bank Reviews

Anyone ever notice Chase's strategy in getting new customers? By offering straight up cash! I lost track of all the offers saying they would pay me $125 read more

New Fee For Those With Bank Of America Mortgages
Updated: Jan 25, 2011 by Southwestern  |  3 comments  |  Bank Deals

From MSNBC's Red Tape Chronicles blog: Consumers who use the bank's online payment tool, Mortgage Pay, will risk a $6 fee if they fund payments using read more