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News Tagged - 'checking account'

Emergency Savings by the Numbers


Contradicting reports suggest we either are or aren’t building our emergency savings. We may or may not be financially savvy, either.

Good Payment Practices? Bank of America Rewards You

March 7, 2013

Bank of America has a new credit card offer, but with all of its bad publicity, is $100 a year for on time payments enough to turn the tide?

ING Direct: Just Call Us Capital One 360

February 5, 2013

For ING Direct’s one million customers, there’s a new player in the game and it’s a familiar credit card name: Capital One

Received Social Security? You Need Bank Account or Debit Card

January 10, 2013

The government has reminded benefits recipients of a looming March 1 deadline for transitioning to electronic payment options, like prepaid debit cards.

Update on Banks Extending Waivers for Sandy Victims

November 5, 2012

Many of the banks affected by Hurricane Sandy are at least partly opened for consumers. They all have extended courtesy fee waivers, which means many won’t face credit card payment late fees or NSF charges.

New Lenders: Pawnshops

October 31, 2012

We’ve suspected it; after all, there are so many Americans who are struggling financially and who no longer have access to traditional financial products like checking accounts and credit cards. Now, though, we’ve confirmed what we’ve suspected for months: more …

New Prepaid Card Package from Wal-Mart, Amex

October 10, 2012

Wal Mart and American Express have teamed up to offer a new prepaid debit card product, Bluebird – and it offers more than any other similar card offer on the market.

Small Businesses Still Have Credit Woes

September 14, 2012

The economy has been especially difficult for small business owners around the nation. Now, new legislation could ease some of those burdens for owners.

Showing Respect: Purdue Fed Delays Promo of New Ad

August 31, 2012

Out of respect for American astronaut Neil Armstrong, who passed away last week, Purdue Federal Credit Union pushed back its latest marketing campaign featuring another astronaut who shared that glorious moment, Eugene Cernan

Banks and Their Ulterior Motives

July 4, 2012

Are banks doing their part to keep a division among low income customers and those with multiple high yield accounts that keep them as preferred customers?

Want to Close Your Checking Account? Pay Up

June 25, 2012

Congress has been asked to look into fees banks are charging to close consumers bank accounts.