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Does Closing a Savings or Checking Account Hurt your Credit Score?
Wed, 06/15/11 | 7 Comments
Does Closing a Savings or Checking Account Hurt your Credit Score?

Ever wonder what type of accounts do and do not impact your credit score and history?
A reader writes in with a good question on closing a checking account and I thought I’d share the answer, …

A Guide to the New Bank Overdraft Protection Fees Rules
Mon, 07/5/10 | 17 Comments
A Guide to the New Bank Overdraft Protection Fees Rules

If you’ve visited a brick and mortar local bank or credit union branch in the past few months, you’ve probably been asked the question, “would you like to opt in to overdraft protection service?”. On …

Ally Bank Raise Your Rate CD: Insurance Against Rising Interest Rates
Sun, 05/9/10 | 6 Comments
Ally Bank Raise Your Rate CD: Insurance Against Rising Interest Rates

The likelihood of interest rates for bank deposits increasing from the historical lows that they are at now is pretty high. I personally have been sitting on the sideline with cash, or investing in lower …

8 Personal Finance Spring Cleaning Ninja Moves
Mon, 04/12/10 | 10 Comments
8 Personal Finance Spring Cleaning Ninja Moves

Ahh…. Spring is in the air. Birds chirping, children frollicking in the park, opening day baseball, tax returns, my dog shedding clumps of hair, non-stop rain, sinus allergies…..focus, G.E., back to the positives…. flowers, ice …

My Battle with ETrade Over a $25 Fee on a No-Fee IRA
Sun, 03/29/09 | 10 Comments
My Battle with ETrade Over a $25 Fee on a No-Fee IRA

ETrade Paper Statement Fee Strikes!
Back in 2005, I started a Roth IRA with ETrade because they offered a ‘no-fee IRA’ and they had a reputable name. They were my first online broker account. All stock …

How to Set up an Automatic Savings Plan
Tue, 02/24/09 | 8 Comments
How to Set up an Automatic Savings Plan

We all know we should save money. We really do. But let’s be honest: spending feels so much better than saving. You could be wearing, driving, or living in your hard-earned money instead of letting …


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