Time for a quick story… This morning, our 16 year old son needed a check written for soccer registration. We were busy getting the other kids ready for school so he offered to write it. He then asked me for instructions. I told him how to fill out the various […]
This is just a quick note to let you know that Capital One 360 is getting in on the Black Friday action. For a limited time, they’re offering bonuses worth as much as $125 for opening a new checking or savings account. Here’s the deal: Open a new 360 Savings […]
This is just a quick note to let you know that the ever-popular USAA has decided to reverse course and is no longer offering their financial services to non-military individuals. For background, USAA was founded in 1922 as a military-only insurance outfit and eventually grew into a full service financial […]
This is just a quick note from the road — literally! My wife is currently driving while I take a break and jump online as we speed toward home. It’s been a long and tumultuous trip, and I can’t wait to get there. With that as a backdrop, I just […]
Rumor has it that Discover Bank will soon be rolling out a cashback checking account to complement their other online banking and credit card offerings. This account, which will apparently be limited to Discover cardholders, will offer cash back (a dime at a time) when you make a payment.
While looking around inside the newly re-designed Capital One 360 (formerly ING Direct) interface, I ran across their refer-a-friend program. Depending on which type of account you open you can get a $25 or $50 bonus. All you need is a referral from a friend (like me!) with a Capital […]
With the final stages of the Capital One 360 transition drawing ever closer, you may be looking for an alternative to ING Direct. As I’ve noted previously, I’ve had accounts with the lion’s share of major online banks — ten accounts with nine different institutions, though I’ve since closed most […]
For those of you that have an online banking relationship with ING Direct… As I noted back in November, Capital One is in the process of taking over ING Direct and turning it into Capital One 360. At that time, few details were available. They basically said that there will […]