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2013-09-18 08:33:48

A new study from GoBankingRates.com compares online and traditional minimum deposit requirements and interest rates on savings, checking, money market and CD accounts. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GoBankingRates.com found that online savings accounts and certificates of deposit (CDs) offer higher yields and require lower minimum deposits, on average, than banks and credit unions offering traditional, offline accounts. Online savings account rates are 618 percent higher and...

2013-02-28 08:36:39

Calculator Helps Consumers Find Best Savings Account Based on Return on Investment SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NextAdvisor.com, a leading consumer information website, has released their new online savings account calculator. This interactive new tool shows users how much money users can expect to make from various online savings accounts. NextAdvisor reviews accounts from Ally, American Express, CIT Bank, ING Direct, Discover, HSBC and EverBank, comparing them based...

2012-12-06 05:03:55

As the year draws to an end, it can be a time to think about New Year´s resolutions and one's financial situation. Sydney (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 As the year draws to an end, it can be a time to think about New Year´s resolutions. Besides joining a gym that won't be visited past January, it can also be worthwhile to think about finances. One thing we often neglect is our bank account. While most people may keep the same transaction and savings accounts for years without really...

2012-11-05 16:25:04

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Barclays Bank announced that it has surpassed $1 billion in deposits for its new, high-yield online savings account and certificate of deposit (CD) in less than six months. Launched in May, the bank achieved this impressive milestone more than two months ahead of schedule. In October, Money Magazine named Barclays a "2012 Best Bank" for savings accounts, thanks to its industry-leading rates and for having "no-fuss [products], with...

2012-07-25 02:35:59

CHESTER, England, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - One in six fail to check their savings rates - 11 easy access savings accounts now beat inflation - 10 per cent don't save currently With the recent fall in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) to 2.4 per cent meaning more savings accounts now beat the eroding effect of inflation, the UK's number one comparison site MoneySupermarket [http://www.moneysupermarket.com/savings ] urges savers to check...

2012-05-23 02:24:44

NEW YORK, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankrate.com's (NYSE: RATE) 2012 High-Yield Checking Survey found that the average APY for high-yield checking accounts is 2.05%, more than 34 times the current national average for an interest-bearing checking account (0.06%). The average high-yield checking APY has dropped from 2.56% last year and 3.30% in 2010, however, it still handily beats the next best alternative for liquid cash (an online savings account), provided the high-yield checking...

2012-04-30 10:28:29

WILMINGTON, Del., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Too busy to get to the bank to make a deposit? ING DIRECT, in its first launch of a new service with Capital One, recently unveiled CheckMate - a free remote deposit capture technology that enables ING DIRECT Customers to use their iPhone® or Android(TM) mobile device, and digital camera to deposit checks into their checking or savings account. CheckMate simplifies the check deposit process, putting a convenient deposit solution at...

2012-04-10 06:30:23

GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Casavvy.com (a combination of the words cash and savvy) is a website that helps consumers find the best offers and information on credit cards, checking accounts and savings accounts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120410/FL83579LOGO ) The most popular financial tools that people use everyday are their credit card and/or their checkbook and debit card while also trying to put more money away into their savings account....

2012-04-03 10:25:21

WATERBURY, Conn., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank is rolling out a new checking account this week especially for electronic banking enthusiasts: eChecking, an "easy to be free" account designed especially for consumers who prefer to perform the majority of their bill payment and other banking transactions online. "Our eChecking product is an exciting new addition to our current suite of consumer checking products," said Michelle Crecca, executive vice president and chief...

2012-03-15 06:00:00

WHITING, Ind., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This St. Patrick's Day, a new CouponCabin.com survey reveals how U.S. adults are managing their "pots of gold" - their savings accounts. Overall, nearly seven-in-ten (69 percent) U.S. adults report they have a savings account (i.e., not a retirement account such as 401(k) or IRA). Of those who have an account, nearly two-in-five (38 percent) said they have put more money in their savings accounts in the last year than in previous years,...