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1 out of 5 marks

Reviewed by Donald

Jan 23rd 2013

The Worst Banking Experience Ever

Stay away from this bank! Their technology is stuck in the 80s. You can get better customer service from a sewer rat. They have put a curse over the Buffalo Sabres.

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Reviewed by RobertB2670

Aug 4th 2014

1 out of 5 marks

Horrible Online Banking!!!! Beware Do Not Get A Car Loan!

This bank has a horrible online service and also a horrible customer phone service. For the phone service, they'll make you wait with a automated respond machine with a repetitive robot speaking. Then it gives you the option to let them call you back but hitting the # key. Then when you do the stupid automated robot repeats. Once you wait 10 to 15 minutes for them to call you back, they ask all for your information and say they send you to a new representative and will call you back, once again you wait another 10 minutes they say we need a copy of your drivers license to be emailed, and after they receive it they will call you back. Once all this shenanigans they finally give you a stupid pin to start your online statements. But after all that you cant even do payments. All you do is see how much you owe!!!!. And to pay by telephone they will charge you a 15$ fee to make a payment!

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Reviewed by nonono

Jul 24th 2014

2 out of 5 marks

Some investment and mortgage personnel seem unprofessional

Curious about mortgage rates because I was considering buying a condo, I stopped to talk to an officer at my small branch office. I didn't know her because the staff changes constantly there but she checked my records (after speaking with her vet about her pet ) and quickly put on the phone with a "mortgage consultant" (read: salesman).

He expected me, I believe, to want his approval so much that a courteous introduction or expectation of privacy (I was in a rather public, half glassed-in cubicle) was unnecessary. He fired out his questions about IRAs, savings, salary, debt, etc., with condescending casualness.

The whole motus operendi was so rude and unprofessional that I would never consider First Niagara as a lender.

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