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Mobile banking popularity surges

Mobile banking popularity surges

The popularity of mobile banking has increased significantly since 2010, the American Bankers Association (ABA) said in a recent report.

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Javelin: Consumers expecting more from online banking

Javelin: Consumers expecting more from online banking

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Despite high consumer expectations about how helpful online banking can be, current solutions are not currently up to par, Javelin Strategy & Research revealed in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Certificate of Deposit, Checking Accounts, Money Market, Savings Accounts


Q&A: Correcting EFT errors

Q&A: Correcting EFT errors

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

To correct banking errors, you must send proof, make the complaint by phone or mail and follow time constraints. Read more

Posted in: Checking Accounts, Money Market, Savings Accounts


Usage of mobile banking apps skyrockets

Usage of mobile banking apps skyrockets

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

The number of Americans accessing banking information on mobile devices increased sharply from Q4 2010 through Q2 2011, comScore said. Read more

Posted in: Checking Accounts, Money Market, Savings Accounts


It’s “Bank Transfer Day” – Will big banks lose customers?

It’s “Bank Transfer Day” – Will big banks lose customers?

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Bank account holders at big banks across the country may be taking their business to credit unions today, said Harris in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Certificate of Deposit, Checking Accounts, Money Market, Savings Accounts


Q&A: How to protect your checking account

Q&A: How to protect your checking account

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

There are many ways to protect your checking account, including not accessing your account on a public computer. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Checking Accounts


Q&A: Tips to avoid checking account fees

Q&A: Tips to avoid checking account fees

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

To avoid account fees, consider what services you need, don't write NSF checks, get overdraft protection, and use your bank's ATMs. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Checking Accounts


Survey: Majority of consumers pay zero bank fees per month

Survey: Majority of consumers pay zero bank fees per month

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Despite the fact that many banks are raising fees in response to new regulations, more than two-thirds of bank customers avoid all monthly bank fees. Read more

Posted in: Checking Accounts, Money Market, Savings Accounts


Goodbye free checking accounts?

Goodbye free checking accounts?

Monday, September 12th, 2011

A recent report from Javelin took an in-depth look at how the Durbin Amendment - which will go live in October 2011 - will affect the banking industry. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Checking Accounts


Q&A: Steps to take when one owner of a joint bank account dies

Q&A: Steps to take when one owner of a joint bank account dies

Monday, July 11th, 2011

If your joint account owner dies, bring the original death certificate to your bank to transfer the account to your name alone. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts


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