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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


Lower unemployment rates do not mean higher savings rates

Lower unemployment rates do not mean higher savings rates

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

A recent report took a look at how state unemployment rates might be connected to average savings rates by state - with some surprising results. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Savings Accounts, Savings Rates


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


Q&A: How to improve online banking security

Q&A: How to improve online banking security

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Online banking is fairly safe and getting safer, but there are precautions you should follow. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts


Q&A: Pros and cons of paying bills online

Q&A: Pros and cons of paying bills online

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

Paying your bills online generates little risk, but can save you money and time, without risk of identity theft. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts


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