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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


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


Membership increases at credit unions

Membership increases at credit unions

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

A recent report revealed that membership at credit unions increased by more than 725,000 in the 12 months ending March 31, 2011. Read more

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


Q&A: Is going with a smaller bank now a better option?

Q&A: Is going with a smaller bank now a better option?

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

Is going with a smaller bank now a better option? Sometimes, but comparing all banks is the best option. Read more

Posted in: Checking Accounts, Money Market, Savings Accounts


Bank deposits in FDIC-insured institutions at all-time high

Bank deposits in FDIC-insured institutions at all-time high

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Analysis from MRI took a look at recent consumer banking behavior and discovered a definite trend: a noticeable shift from term accounts to liquid accounts. Read more

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


Savings rates show a marked increase in certain states

Savings rates show a marked increase in certain states

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

A recent study from Market Rates Insight (MRI) discovered that a number of states have seen savings rates rise this year. Read more

Posted in: CD Rates, Money Market Rates, Savings Rates


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