What to Do If Your Bank or S&L Fails

August 13, 2010

Great Barrington, Mass. – With 775 – or nearly 10 percent – of all U. S. banks and savings & loans on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s list of “official problem institutions,” consumers need to prepare themselves for more bank failures and take special care if their bank is taken over by another, the American […]

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ING Direct Announces Their First Ever “Financial Independence Days” Sale

July 1, 2010

Did you know that the average American will spend close to $200 to celebrate the Fourth of July this year? Before the weekend starts and that money is spent, ING DIRECT USA is introducing their first ever Financial Independence Days Sale. The nation’s largest direct bank is starting the holiday weekend a few days early […]

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USAA Named Best Place to Work in IT Field

June 24, 2010

Computerworld ranks financial services firm for the military No. 1 SAN ANTONIO – If you’re looking for the best place to work in the Information Technology field, you won’t find it in Silicon Valley. It isn’t even a software developer or technology company. According to Computerworld, the leading technology news source, the best place to […]

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BBVA Compass and SmartyPig Announce Strategic Alliance to Help Consumers Reach Their Financial Goals

June 8, 2010

15th Largest U.S. Commercial Bank and Social Money Leader join forces to offer customers the most for their money BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and DES MOINES, Iowa, June 7– BBVA Compass and SmartyPig today announced a strategic alliance where BBVA Compass will serve as depository institution to SmartyPig’s customers in the United States and work with SmartyPig […]

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Billeo Helps Financial Institutions Offer Customers More Flexibility and Choice in Online Bill Pay with PayDirect Assistant

May 27, 2010

For the First Time Ever, Bank Customers Can Pay Bills Instantly – And Now With Debit Cards and Credit Cards FinovateSpring 2010, SAN FRANCISCO – May 11, 2010 – Billeo ( – a suite of Online Assistants that save people time and money in all types of online transactions, from shopping to bill pay – […]

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Go Banking Rates Launches $1,000 “Thank Your Bank” Sweepstakes

May 10, 2010

Go Banking Rates Launches Thank Your Bank Sweepstakes as Part of Best Cities to Bank inSeries Social media sweepstakes asks entrants to name their favorite bank for a chance to win $1,000. Los Angeles, CA, April 16, 2010 – Go Banking Rates, a leading online provider of national and local bank rates and personal finance […]

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Recommendation Index Identifies Banks Most Recommended by U.S. Consumers

May 4, 2010

RECOMMENDATION INDEXSM IDENTIFIES BANKS MOST RECOMMENDED BY U.S. CONSUMERS – PNC, CREDIT UNIONS AND WELLS FARGO LEAD PACK Positive word of mouth (WOM) driven by customer service, interest rates and rewards Negative WOM highlighted through poor customer service, overdraft fees and rate changes CHICAGO, April 29, 2010 – As banks nationwide have closed, restructured or […]

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