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New Citi Dividend Card Rewards Program Starts Today

Just a reminder if you are still using your Citi Dividend card. The downgraded version of the reward program starts today, October 13th. From now on, you will earn: 0% Intro APR on Balance Transfers for 15 months. After that, the APR will be 12.99%-20.99% variable based on your creditworthiness. 2% cash back on purchases […]

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Open a Bank of America WorldPoint Platinum Credit Card and Get a 1GB iPod Nano

In addition to the 1GB Nano, Bank of America has a credit card offer that also include $50 Statement Credit after qualifying transaction(s) 0% balance transfer for one year To receive the free iPod, you have to use your new account within 90 days of the date the account is opened by Bank of America […]

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Discover Miles Card Balance Transfer

I applied a Discover Miles Card back in July, which offers 12,000 bonus miles, fee-free 0% balance transfer for one year, and additional 1,000 monthly bonus miles for 12 months with any purchase charged with the card (BTW, the offer is still valid). Immediately after receiving the card, I called Discover to confirm the one-year […]

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Bank of America Offers $0 Trade for Combined Asset of $25K or more

Have an equity account and want some free trade? Bank of America is now offering $0 equity trade for customers with $25,000 or more in all asset across BoA deposit accounts, including checking, savings, and CDs. Offer available with an individual or joint Banc of America Investment Services, Inc. (BAI) Self-Directed Brokerage account. If you […]

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Year-End Personal Finance Checklist from Morningstar

Morningstar today has an excellent article that offers tips for year-end personal finance checkup. Following is the summary. To read the full article by Sue Stevens, click here. 1. Supercharge Your Portfolio Rebalance: Keep your target asset allocations. Net gains and losses: Offset gains by selling losers. Check year-dnd fund distributions: Buy a fund after […]

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ING Direct Bonus Reference Codes for $25 Bonus

Update: If you are looking for reference codes to open an ING Direct account, check out the master list of ING Direct $25 bonus referral links.  If you open an ING Direct Savings account with any of links and make a deposit of at least $250, you will receive a $25 bonus and the referrer, […]

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Move Roth IRA Account From Scottrade To Vanguard

Back in July, I learned from Scottrade, which holds my Roth IRA account, that one of my favorite Vanguard funds, Vanguard Wellington fund (VWELX), is closed to investors who invest in the fund through a brokerage firm. I have been investing in the fund since 2001 and have no plan to give up my positions. […]

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So, It’s not a Rumor

Yesterday, I heard that Emigrant Direct is to lower its savings rate. It was kind of surprise because I also have an account with Emigrant Direct and I didn’t get any notice about their rate change. Last night when I logged into my account in preparation of this month’s balance sheet, the savings rate was […]

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