Bank of the West Ends Free Checking
Bank of the West Ends Free Checking
Posted 6 years ago

Update About Bank of the West:

Bank of the West is owned by the large French bank, PNB Paribas. It is very likely the decision to no longer offer free checking…

Bank of the West Ends Free Checking
Master List of Free Checking Account Names
Master List of Free Checking Account Names
Posted 6 years ago

Free Checking Account Names
Created 09/25/07
Updated 02/14/12
If your bank or credit union is considering introducing a free checking account, or renaming an existing account, this list of free checking account names…

PNC, Nation’s Sixth Largest Bank, Keeps the Free Checking Account
PNC, Nation’s Sixth Largest Bank, Keeps the F…
Posted 7 years ago

Refusing to follow the lead of the four mega-banks, senior management at Pittsburgh-based PNC Bank announced recently that it will continue offering free checking to its customers. According to the…

PNC, Nation’s Sixth Largest Bank, Keeps the F…
Free Checking Online
Free Checking Online
Posted 7 years ago

It’s important to distinguish between online-only banks that offer a free checking account and being able to apply for a free checking account online.

This brief article will cover the internet-only…

Free Checking Online
Small Credit Union Takes on Mega-Banks over FREE Checking
Small Credit Union Takes on Mega-Banks over F…
Posted 7 years ago

Here’s a story that’s almost too good to be true. It’s your classic David versus Goliath story.

Instead of sitting back and remaining silent as the big mega-banks attempt to destroy…

Small Credit Union Takes on Mega-Banks over F…
Some Truths About Free Checking
Some Truths About Free Checking
Posted 7 years ago

Attention financial writers – many of the articles over the past year about the pending death of free checking are based on erroneous information.

One of our goals with this site…

Some Truths About Free Checking
Check it out – There’s a Bank or Credit Union Offering Free Checking in Your Neighborhood
Check it out – There’s a Bank or Credit Union…
Posted 7 years ago

ATTENTION CONSUMERS: Not all free checking accounts have the word “free” in them. Yes, I agree it doesn’t make sense for a bank or credit union to offer a free…

Check it out – There’s a Bank or Credit Union…
Ally Bank Offers a FREE Checking Account
Ally Bank Offers a FREE Checking Account
Posted 7 years ago

The banner ads are all over the Internet.

Recently, the marketing team at Ally Bank began aggressively marketing the checking account it launched in January 2010 – a free checking account.…

Ally Bank Offers a FREE Checking Account
Free Checking Is Alive and Well
Free Checking Is Alive and Well
Posted 7 years ago

Attention bankers and consumers: Free Checking is alive and well and isn’t going away anytime soon!

On the other hand, if you believe a majority of the media stories on the…

Free Checking Is Alive and Well
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While Big Banks Abandon Free Checking, Union Doubles-Down and Offers Free Business Checking – Nasdaq

While Big Banks Abandon Free Checking, Union Doubles-Down and Offers Free Business CheckingNasdaqRICHMOND, Va., Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Union Bank & Trust (“Union”), Virginia’s regional bank, announces the introduction of Free Business Checking. While in recent years, many big banks have said goodbye to their Free Checking programs … and more »

Bank of America and the End of Free Checking – The Financial Brand – The Financial Brand

Bank of America and the End of Free Checking – The Financial BrandThe Financial BrandWhen Bank of America announced that it was getting rid of it’s free eBanking checking account, the social media backlash was both swift and furious, with thousands of consumers threatening to take their business elsewhere. Now’s the time for community …Two […]

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Congressmen criticize end of free checking accounts at BofA – Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem Journal Congressmen criticize end of free checking accounts at BofAWinston-Salem JournalFILE — This Nov. 23, 2015, file photo, shows a branch office of Bank of America, in New York. Dozens of companies, including Bank of America, have announced they are giving their employees bonuses, following the passage of the Republican tax plan that …Congressional […]

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This Week In Credit Card News: Bad News On Free Checking Accounts; Is Your Card Debt Overwhelming? – Forbes

Forbes This Week In Credit Card News: Bad News On Free Checking Accounts; Is Your Card Debt Overwhelming?ForbesBill Hardekopf , Contributor I recap the credit card industry. I’m the CEO of LowCards.com. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. It Just Got More Difficult For Bank Customers to Find a Free Checking Account. There’s […]

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Congressmen seek data about Bank of America’s free checking … – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Congressmen seek data about Bank of America’s free checking …USA TODAYTwo congressional Democrats seek data on the number of e-banking customers switched into accounts that have $12 in monthly fees.Blowback from B of A’s halt to free checking spreads to HillAmerican BankerFree Checking Accounts Ending At Bank of AmericaMarea Informative (blog)Free checking accounts […]

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Free Checking Accounts Ending At Bank of America – Marea Informative (blog)

Marea Informative (blog) Free Checking Accounts Ending At Bank of AmericaMarea Informative (blog)Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) is eliminating its free checking account offering. The change has apparently been in process since 2015. Bank of America is, by some accounts, the second largest bank in the United States. BOA’s eBanking account, introduced …Financial institution Of […]

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Blowback from B of A’s halt to free checking spreads to Hill – American Banker

American Banker Blowback from B of A’s halt to free checking spreads to HillAmerican BankerTwo Democratic congressmen are chastising Bank of America for its recent decision to stop offering checking accounts that were free to many consumers. Reps. Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Jimmy Gomez of California noted Friday that the bank’s action …Free Checking […]