Tag Archives: Banking

Question of the Day: Are the New $1 Coins a Good Idea?

Posted on 19. Feb, 2007 by .


Now that the new $1 coins are in circulation (and being sold for a premium on eBay), I thought I would ask the readers to weigh in on the usefulness of the new coins. Personally, I think they have a certain “cool” factor to them, but in reality I would never use them. I hate […]

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U.S. Mint Decides to Give $1 Coins Another Chance

Posted on 29. Nov, 2006 by .


If you are one of those people who love to have change in their pocket, then this is your lucky day! The U.S. Mint has decided that Americans aren’t carrying around enough forms of money and have announced the new $1 coin. The $1 coins are being introduced as a result of the Presidential Coin […]

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Open Up a KeyBank Account – Get a Free iPod Nano

Posted on 08. Sep, 2006 by .


I’m usually not one for the sign-up gimmikry (is that a word) that others are. Most of the time it’s just not worth the time to jump through all the hoops to actually get your reward. But when I found out about KeyBank’s offer of a free iPod nano… I couldn’t resist. So about 2 […]

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The Dangers of Online Banking

Posted on 28. Jul, 2006 by .


Hopefully you know by now that I am a big fan of online banking. I’m not talking about your online account with Wells Fargo though – I’m talking about “pure” online banking through an online bank such as Emigrant Direct, HSBC, or ING Direct. However, a few days ago the big news around the personal […]

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Why Your Credit Card is Safer For Big-Ticket Items

Posted on 07. Jul, 2006 by .


Sure, putting that top-of-the-line new plasma TV on your credit card will get you a few thousand miles, but there are other reasons why you might want to consider putting larger purchases on a credit card instead of a debit card. Debit Card = Cash: at least, that’s how some stores see it. Since a […]

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