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May 22

Citi Lets Customers See Account Balances Without Logging In

Citi introduced the new Citi Mobile Snapshot feature for its iPhone and Android mobile banking applications. It allows customers to check the accounts balances of their bank accounts and credit cards from the login screen, without actually logging in. The feature also shows that last 15 transactions. “Customers want fast and simple access to their

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May 19

Small Illinois Bank Becomes 7th U.S. Bank Failure

AztecAmerica Bank, based in Berwyn, Ill. with roughly $66.3 million in assets and $65 million in deposits, was closed by federal regulators on Friday. Republic Bank of Chicago, based in Oak Brook, Ill., agreed to assume all the deposits of the failed bank. The failed bank’s two branches have reopened as branches of Republic Bank

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Latest Bank Deals: May 2014
May 14

Latest Bank Deals: May 2014

Don’t miss out on these latest bank deals offering free money! Here are a few of the most notable bank deals from the past week: SunTrust Bank: $100 Cash Bonus for a New Everyday Checking Account BMO Harris Bank: $200 Cash Bonus on Eligible Checking Account KeyBank: $200 Cash Bonus on New Checking Account Click

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Latest Credit Card Deals: May 2014

Latest Credit Card Deals: May 2014

Thinking about applying for a new credit card? This might be the perfect time to do so. In addition to the introduction of two new Wells Fargo credit cards, many card companies have offered amazing deals for opening a new card. Find the right card for you by comparing the card and the wide range of rewards

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EverBank Launches a 5-Year MarketSafe Treasury CD

EverBank launched a new FDIC-insured certificate of deposit (CD) that is linked to the 10-year Treasury yield. This 5-Year MarketSafe Treasury CD has no monthly fees and requires a minimum deposit of $1,500. The depositor’s principal is protected: if the 10-year Treasury rate is unchanged or falls, customers get all their money back. If the

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May 09

Union Bank Offers Financial Literacy Mobile App for Kids

Union Bank introduced children’s mobile app, called Yuby, that features an interactive financial education tool to help kids learn about responsible spending, saving, budgeting and charitable giving. Virtual currency is used to simulate the financial transactions. Parents can supervise the entire experience by requiring a PIN for actions such as setting an allowance, making deposits

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May 07

Huntington Bank iPhone App Shows Balances Without a Password

A new update to Huntington Bank’s iPhone mobile banking application comes with a convenient feature for customers who don’t want to go through the process of logging into their accounts to check their account balances. The new feature, called “Quick Balance,” shows up on the app’s login screen. It show the balance of a customer’s

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Apr 28

U.S. Bank Now Offers Instant Payments Through Popmoney

U.S. Bank has expanded its Popmoney person-to-person payments functionality to include a new feature that allows customers to send money instantly to recipients at participating financial institutions. The Instant Payments feature is the quickest money transfer option available from Popmoney, if the recipient’s bank also offers Popmoney services. The delivery time is 3 days for

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Palmetto State Bank Takes Over Failed South Carolina Bank

Allendale County Bank, based in Fairfax, S.C. with $54.5 million in assets and $51 million in deposits, was closed by federal regulators on Friday. It marks the first bank failure in about two months. Palmetto State Bank, based in Hamption S.C., agreed to assume the deposits and purchase the assets of the failed bank. The

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Apr 25

Discover Cashback Checking to Have Separate Cash Back Balances

Discover said it will separate the cash back earned through Discover’s CashBack Checking account from the cash back earned through Discover’s cash back credit cards. The change will take effect on July 1, 2014, according to an email notice send to CashBack Checking customers. All cash back earned before this date will remain combined under

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