Unlike some bloggers, I quit the rate-chasing game fairly early. I tried to keep up with rising rates at ING Direct, HSBC Direct, Emigrant Direct, Citibank and Bank of America. Along the way, I also had to open a savings account when I opened a new … [Read more...] about Closing some bank accounts
Well, it's just 2 days after announcing that I opened a Bank of America Money Market Savings Account, and whining about how they almost instantly dropped the rate on me from 5.3% to 4.65% APY. I figured I'd just keep my money in my HSBC Direct … [Read more...] about HSBC Direct lowers rate! Duh duh duh!
I've been doing my banking with Bank of America for the last 5 years, and I'm very pleased with their online billpay features. I do find their interface a bit cluttered, and they bury information such as APR/APY, where other sites have it up front … [Read more...] about Opened a Bank of America Money Market Savings Account
Back on June 21st, I told you I registered for my first semester of graduate classes. It cost $4,950 for 2 classes ($2,475 each). That day, I submitted my reimbursement paperwork to my boss. He signed it, but his boss was out until the following … [Read more...] about Got my tuition reimbursement…minus 20 cents!
We have too many accounts, and I can't handle the overwhelming feeling of clutter and confusion, even though they're just sitting there minding their own business. We have: 2 Checking Accounts (Bank of America is primary) 5 Savings Accounts … [Read more...] about I can’t handle all these accounts!
Just a couple days ago, I mentioned that we had about $3,300 left to pay on our car loan, and that we would pay it off over the next 2 months. Well, I jumped the gun. I was looking through our budget and saw that I could pay the credit card … [Read more...] about Breaking News: We’ve paid off our car loan early!