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Switching Banks

3 Signs You Should Switch Banks in 2017

NerdWallet | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home

By Laura McMullen Ditching your mediocre bank may not be as challenging a New Year's resolution as, say, learning a new language, but it can certainl...

2015 Rankings: 10 Best Online Banks

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.11.2015 | Money

You might be skeptical of online banks, wondering whether your funds are as safe with a virtual institution as they are with a traditional one; however, all of the online banks listed below are FDIC-insured, meaning your funds are just as protected.

How to Break Up With Your Bank (and Quickly Move Accounts)

MyBankTracker | Posted 11.26.2013 | Home

Once you come to the conclusion that you and your bank are no longer compatible, it's time to cut your losses and find a new one you'd be happier with

How To Break Up With Your Bank

Money Talks News | Brandon Ballenger | Posted 08.07.2012 | Money

Money Talks News: So far this year, 39 banks have failed. While the community bank I’ve used all of my adult life hasn’t failed, it’s in b...

Catherine New

Wells Fargo Messed With The Wrong Guy | Catherine New | Posted 07.26.2012 | Money

Wells Fargo pissed off the wrong customer. Earlier this week, Richard X. 'Dick' Bove, a well-known banking analyst, blasted the bank in a research ...

Catherine New

He Fought Bank Fees And Won | Catherine New | Posted 03.05.2012 | Money

It was the train ticket to bank-fee hell. Three days after Taylor McKinley, 27, closed his checking account at Fifth Third Bank, an automatic $10 ...

Catherine New

How Closed Is Your Bank Account? | Catherine New | Posted 02.13.2012 | Home

Some customers who closed bank accounts at Bank of America last fall recently received an unwelcome surprise: Their accounts reopened. Perhaps even mo...

Janean Chun

Want To Switch Banks? Here's What You Need To Know | Janean Chun | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home

David Meinert, owner of several Seattle businesses, including 5-Point Cafe, Big Mario's Pizza and Onto Entertainment, recently switched his business a...

Poll: One-Third Of Customers Would Switch Banks Over Debit Card Fees

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.19.2011 | Home

For many, debit card fees could be enough to push customers to go through the hassle of switching banks. About one-third of consumers say they'd l...

Hate Your Bank? Learn How to Switch the Right Way

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard Barrington

Not happy with your bank but think it's too much hassle to switch? You may think your bank's fees are too high or it doesn't pay high interest on sav...

Banks Hold on Tightly to Our Bits

Rob Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rob Rubin

Being digitally entwined with a bank -- relying on digital bill-pay, for instance -- makes it complicated and time-consuming to switch from a mega-bank to one of the littler ones.

How To Switch Banks - And Why You May Want To Move Your Money: MSNBC | Bob Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It turns out the breaking up with your bank is hard to do. In 2008, the Federal Reserve published a study around what economists call "switching cos...