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Municipal Bonds And The Alternative Minimum Tax

Municipal Bonds are known to be tax advanaged vehicles for investing money, but that tax advantage sometimes does not extend to individuals subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT).

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Find out about the rewards that the Citi/AAdvantage card has to offer.

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TD Bank offers customers several perks for opening a new account, including double rewards, a 0% intro APR, and an extra cash bonus.

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In a time of fluctuating interest rates, this EverBank account pledges that it will always remain in the top 5% of all competitive accounts.

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Earn up to $400 in Citibank's LA account deal, or $50 to $100 for opening a checking account anywhere in the country.

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Incredible Bank opened its online doors with a 2.02% APY on its free checking account, and equally incredible rates on a 1-year CD. That CD is no longer offered, but the bank still offers impressive but not incredible rates on its free checking account.

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USAA's award winning customer service and their great banking products aren’t just for military members and their families anymore.

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Community Banks Offer Competitive Interest Rates

Although community banks are often overlooked, they can rival-—and often exceed-—national banks in savings account interest rates.

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Can Your Insurance Company Afford to Pay Your Claim?

The financial strength of an insurance company should be an important consideration before you buy a policy. Here’s why.

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New Dominion Bank has recently returned to profitability, so what's behind a huge blow in their Bauer Financial rating?

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2.84 percent is a great rate on a five year CD by current standards, but is it worth tangling with Evabank's zero-star Bauer Financial rating?

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First City Bank appears on a lot of BestCashCow's rate lists...but why is their Bauer Financial rating a disaster?

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It's not just an insurance company--they've also got some surprisingly good deals on CDs.

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Peter Atwater Suggests Eliminating FDIC as Part of Banking Reform

Peter Atwater, one of the individuals responsible for building JP Morgan's securitization business during the late 1980s and early 1990s believes that doing away with the FDIC will help promote bank stability and soundness in the fut... Read →

Paid Your Taxes Yet? Your Bank Probably Hasn't.

Despite the fact that most of us have been either writing checks to Uncle all year or are preparing to write one big one now, the banks we do business with are less likely than ever to pay taxes for 2009.

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