Top of ad placed into half size newspaper ad reads, “Better Banking”. “Free Checking + Cash Back.”
- Bank of the West Ends Free Checking
- Bank of the West Ends Free CheckingPosted 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…
- Master List of Free Checking Account Names
- Master List of Free Checking Account NamesPosted 6 years ago
Free Checking Account Names
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…
- Free Checking Online
- Free Checking OnlinePosted 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…
- 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…
- Some Truths About Free Checking
- Some Truths About Free CheckingPosted 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…
- 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…
- Ally Bank Offers a FREE Checking Account
- Ally Bank Offers a FREE Checking AccountPosted 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.…
- Free Checking Is Alive and Well
- Free Checking Is Alive and WellPosted 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…
Golden 1 Credit Union placed a full page ad for free checking inside the Sacramento Bee. Top third of ad reads: “Free checking to go! Free checking has all the right ingredients.” Bottom third of ad has a photo of a smiling woman with bullet points of free services and copy to the right about […]
TIMEFree Checking Accounts Are Coming Back To Big BanksBusiness InsiderIn the second half of 2011, the number of checking accounts without a monthly maintenance fee increased to 39 percent, up from 35 percent earlier in the year, according to the lates…
TIMEHey, They Were Listening: Some Banks Reinstate Free CheckingTIMEBy Martha C. White | February 22, 2012 | + Consumers love to gripe about the scarcity of free checking and ever-increasing bank fees. But something funny happened in the second half of…
Free checking is labeled “free” for one simple reason – the word “free” is the single most powerful word used in marketing. Consumers love acquiring something of value that’s free. The free checking account as we know it today was first introduced in 1982. At the time, it was launched as Totally Free Checking and […]
F&M placed a large banner above a storefront in a shopping complex. Banner reads FREE Checking and Competitive Home Loans with a phone number and website address.
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 accounts wasn’t made locally, but in France. With the Euro under attack and Greece about to fail, most of the big European Banks are […]
Full page ad taken out of a magazine with a large “You’ll like us.” using facebook graphics and colors. Ad continues ont o read, “First Northern Bank still offers Totally FREE Checking and a FREE gift!”
Since last fall, some banks have said they have no plans to change their policies, but a number of others have modified their policies on which customers qualify for free checking. We can bet that other changes are in the works. The most likely reason for the new, stricter policies is that banks are hoping checking […]
Bank Fees Survey EOY 2011: Free checking makes a comebackForbesThe latest MoneyRates.com Bank Fees Survey suggests that reports of the death of free checking have been greatly exaggerated. The new data, which measured bank fees at selected banks during…
WilliametteLive.comThe end of free checkingWilliametteLive.comAccording to Jon Bartholomew, a policy advocate for Oregon State Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG), other banks are watching each other to see what works and what doesn't work with…
Recognizing growing frustration with big bank fees, First Community Bank (FCB) announces its commitment to giving Texas customers truly free checking accounts. The free checking has received phenomenal response, spurring record growth for the bank, which has launched a new website, www.ihatemybigbank.com. The new website gives customers a chance to vent their frustrations about big […]