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Playing the high interest checking account shuffle

Mar 31, 2011
Question: I have about $7000 that is currently at the end of its 15 month Certificate of Deposit life. It was earning what I thought was a paltry 2...
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Study: More consumers are switching banks

Mar 1, 2011
Switch banks lately?...
Posted In: bank reform, banking, fees

Swiss freeze potential Mubarak assets

Feb 11, 2011
A spokesman from the Swiss foreign ministry confirmed the ministry has frozen assets that may belong to now-former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak...
Posted In: banking, Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, protests, Swiss, Switzerland

On the Air: Postcards from Main Street

Nov 17, 2010
I figure there are two distinct ways to learn about the economy of the future. One way is to take a visit to Wall Street: either the actual stre...
Posted In: banking, bremer bank, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, picture this

Good riddance to bank

Nov 10, 2010
Question: My wife and I recently moved back to the city after several years in farm country. This was primarily a financial decision, she took a...
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On the Air: Horse Sense

Oct 28, 2010
Kathy Johnson is a small business person in New Hampshire I got to meet covering my story about the trend toward putting financial services onlin...
Posted In: banking, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, horse sense

On the Air: Why a New Jersey cabinetmaker cares about international banking rules

Sep 29, 2010
We are starting off Economy 4.0 with a Marketplace Morning Report story about an effort to reengineer bank rules around the world. There is kind ...
Posted In: banking, Basel, david brancaccio, economy 4.0

FDIC insurance coverage

Jul 16, 2010
Question: I am hoping you can help me understand the FDIC coverage for savings account. Currently my wife and I are joint account holders of 1...
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High-yield checking accounts

Jun 14, 2010
Question: I notice at checkingfinder.com there are a number of high interest checking accounts available on line at FDIC insured banks. They...
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Big bank vs. small bank

May 13, 2010
Question: What are the pros and cons of transferring from a troubled megabank to a small bank? Charles. Winterville, N.C....
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