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Ruby the Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-22-10 07:37 PM
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16. I know. I was shocked to see that.
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  -1/2% interest on savings.... WCGreen  Apr-22-10 07:17 PM   #0 
  - Definitely not the time to be sitting on cash.  BlooInBloo   Apr-22-10 07:18 PM   #1 
  - You got that right...  WCGreen   Apr-22-10 07:20 PM   #4 
  - Steep rate curve makes banking "geniuses" our of banking idiots.  Statistical   Apr-23-10 08:31 AM   #47 
  - I'm sleeping on it n/t  Mira   Apr-23-10 08:30 AM   #46 
  - I've been wondering the same  onethatcares   Apr-22-10 07:20 PM   #2 
  - And this with the value of most of our homes either stagnate or in decline...  WCGreen   Apr-22-10 07:22 PM   #8 
  - I think we allow it to go on because there is so much to think about...  CaliforniaPeggy   Apr-22-10 07:20 PM   #3 
  - I think that is quite true, many have become numb from it all. There is  RKP5637   Apr-22-10 07:30 PM   #11 
  - unrec for not using the decimal system  itsrobert   Apr-22-10 07:20 PM   #5 
  - law of supply and demand does not apply to financial institutions...  msongs   Apr-22-10 07:21 PM   #6 
  - Well actually it does...  Statistical   Apr-23-10 08:34 AM   #48 
  - It's incredible! This nation is led around by the nose by corporations, banking  RKP5637   Apr-22-10 07:22 PM   #7 
  - i have credit cards that charge less than 30% and savings accounts that pay more than .50 percent  onenote   Apr-22-10 07:28 PM   #9 
  - I do as well...  WCGreen   Apr-22-10 07:31 PM   #12 
  - My bank won't give you .5% unless you lock in $100k for 30 months  Ruby the Liberal   Apr-22-10 07:28 PM   #10 
  - HSBC online savings or ING will do way better than that. n/t  RKP5637   Apr-22-10 07:34 PM   #13 
  - I know. I was shocked to see that.  Ruby the Liberal   Apr-22-10 07:37 PM   #16 
     - I've been using both of them for sometime now, never had a problem yet. I look  RKP5637   Apr-22-10 07:52 PM   #21 
        - The Fed is trying to keep inflation in check and money supply up  Ruby the Liberal   Apr-22-10 07:56 PM   #24 
           - I sure wish I had locked in a longer term CD w/them back when the interest rates  RKP5637   Apr-22-10 08:10 PM   #28 
           - No kidding. 2007 5 year CD would be a champ right now! nt  Ruby the Liberal   Apr-22-10 08:18 PM   #30 
              - Yep! Oh well... n/t  RKP5637   Apr-22-10 08:29 PM   #31 
           - No inflation and rates rise and fall together (not opposite)  Statistical   Apr-23-10 08:43 AM   #52 
  - Find another bank. I'm getting 1% and don't have to lock it up past a year  Hekate   Apr-22-10 07:37 PM   #15 
  - 1%!  Liberal_in_LA   Apr-22-10 07:46 PM   #17 
  - They are only my checking acct. I saw it on a posterboard while at the ATM today.  Ruby the Liberal   Apr-22-10 07:47 PM   #18 
     - It's the contrast with credit cards that makes me sick. It's immoral and usurious.  Hekate   Apr-22-10 08:18 PM   #29 
  - ING pays 1.095% (1.10% APY)  More_liberal_than_mo   Apr-22-10 08:40 PM   #32 
  - If You Have 100k and are only getting .5%...  KharmaTrain   Apr-22-10 11:39 PM   #39 
  - what money market account or t-bill is 5%?  Statistical   Apr-23-10 08:40 AM   #51 
  - You need a new bank.... You should be getting 1.5%+ on a year CD.  Statistical   Apr-23-10 08:36 AM   #50 
  - While the banks get to borrow money from the Fed at 0%-0.25%  brentspeak   Apr-22-10 07:36 PM   #14 
  - You forgot the payday loan shark business that charges 450%!!!!  AnArmyVeteran   Apr-22-10 07:50 PM   #19 
  - I sure hope so. "There will be a special place in hell for conservatives for their  RKP5637   Apr-22-10 08:05 PM   #27 
  - These times are anti-geezer  elfin   Apr-22-10 07:51 PM   #20 
  - First, St. ronnie killed the S&L's.  branders seine   Apr-22-10 07:53 PM   #22 
  - The 2 cents added to my savings each month is comical.  Skink   Apr-22-10 07:56 PM   #23 
  - Some of us don't  Warpy   Apr-22-10 07:59 PM   #25 
  - Good for you....  WCGreen   Apr-22-10 09:07 PM   #33 
     - I rebelled when they started to charge junk fees  Warpy   Apr-22-10 11:31 PM   #36 
        - Just the mortgage and a car loan now....  WCGreen   Apr-22-10 11:35 PM   #37 
        - Being unemployed isn't. Being UNDERemployed is no picnic either.  PassingFair   Apr-23-10 05:51 AM   #45 
           - I've been both  Warpy   Apr-23-10 02:41 PM   #54 
              - I have children or I wouldn't care about safety so much.  PassingFair   Apr-23-10 04:59 PM   #55 
  - This is what comes from manipulating the real inflation rate  SoCalDem   Apr-22-10 08:00 PM   #26 
  - My bank (Chase) is going to crap come Sept...I'm taking all my money out...  Historic NY   Apr-22-10 09:32 PM   #34 
  - credit unions are a little better...  Blue_Tires   Apr-22-10 10:16 PM   #35 
  - I had a bad experiece with a Credit Union  WCGreen   Apr-22-10 11:36 PM   #38 
  - This shit should be criminal.  iris27   Apr-22-10 11:48 PM   #40 
  - High credit card rates are driven by high losses on same.  TexasObserver   Apr-23-10 12:05 AM   #41 
  - I understand that...  WCGreen   Apr-23-10 02:37 AM   #42 
     - Yes, a new fear of risk has quickly evolved.  TexasObserver   Apr-23-10 02:59 AM   #43 
  - The rates aren't much better elsewhere  Juche   Apr-23-10 05:36 AM   #44 
  - There's lots of advantages to cash right now, even if interest rates are low  CreekDog   Apr-23-10 08:35 AM   #49 
  - I'm at a savings and loan which used to pay the highest rates... 1/2% sounds good from 1/10%.  1monster   Apr-23-10 12:36 PM   #53 

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