Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Tuesday's Saving Money Tip #16



 
Banking; Are you still paying for the privilege of Banking and depositing your funds into your bank and having a checking account. Do you pay crazy fees for ATM services or a savings account? Banks are scrambling in this market to get more depositors. Take a look at what you are paying for monthly fees.  If you are paying anything STOP and SHOP for a new bank or sometimes it’s just a matter of changing the type of account you have at your current bank. They are not going to tell you, you need to ask for FREE checking, FREE ATM, FREE Savings. Even business accounts in some banks are FREE so ask.
If they don’t offer it go somewhere that does. Check out the online banks they are offering some great deals.  I’ve listed some interesting sites for savings and budgeting.

www.mint.com               A great site you can keep track of all your accounts in one place.

www.bankrate.com       Get the latest information on many of our counties banks, their rates and fees. 

www.ally.com               No ATM Fees Nationwide – Calculate how much you spent on ATM fees last year and see just how much you could save on just this fee. You might be very surprised.

I am trying to reach a goal of 101 saving money tips, I need your help! If you have any ideas please forward them to me and I will post in my Tuesday weekly Saving Money Post. Your comments are always welcome and encouraged.   Follow my blog for more tips and information in future posts. Thanks in advance for your support.

Roxy Redenbaugh
ACMC, Loan Consultant
Branch Manager
NMLS#269926
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