Category Archives: Banking

Closing the Lending Club account – experiment failed

The combination of inadequate returns, inadequate customer support and bugs – pulling out of my Lending Club investment. Continue reading

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Looking for a new cash-back card? Look no more!

AMEX, behind you! US Bank offers a no-fee visa “signature” cash-back card with 1% cash-back + 3 categories of your choosing with 2%-5% cashback! Continue reading

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Lending Club Review – Follow Up

I wrote a review about the “Lending Club” service a year ago. What are my current thoughts and conclusions? Well, you can read about it now. Continue reading

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Has Chase website been hacked? Beware of phishing attempts!

Your personal information might be in jeopardy. It has been happening for a while now, and every now and then comes back. What to look for and how to avoid? Continue reading

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Guest post: what would you like in your next financial management app?

Brian St. Pierre writes about his ideas for the next financial app he’s developing, and asks for your help in shaping its features’ list Continue reading

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Can you afford a credit monitoring service? Yes! Its free!

Most of the credit monitoring services are provided by the agencies themselves and cost up to $20/mo, Credit Karma makes credit monitoring accessible and free. Continue reading

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Citi, Enterprise – Is crappy service contageous?

Citi Credit Cards and Enterprise Car Rental – another two companies with crappy service I’ll try to avoid in the future. Continue reading

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Should you use debit cards or credit cards when paying online?

When credit cards become more expensive and harder to get, and when people consider them being “source of all evil”, what should you prefer when paying online? Continue reading

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The BTD was a success!!

14000 people of Colorado participated in the Bank Transfer Day, moving almost half a billion dollars into credit unions. Continue reading

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Today is the Bank Transfer Day – What are the options?

A roundup of the main options to transfer your account out of a big bank, and get some perks and bonuses you’re not used to while at it! Continue reading

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