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Old 07-15-2004, 11:33 AM   #101
 
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Yes, I was talking about ING. They offer 2.1%
I just set up an account with them
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Old 07-15-2004, 01:02 PM   #102
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I have an acct in ING too. I use it for my irregular bills, house insurance, property tax, car ins....that kind of stuff. It takes about 2 or 3 days to have the money transfer back to your checking account, but that works for me. I never need it quicker than that anyway.

I keep my Emergency money (6-8 months expenses) in my MOney market account, because the smallest check you can write on that acct is 250.00.
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My credit union just introduced an unusual new MM type account. You need to have at least 25k in it and can only make one withdrawal a month, but it pays 2.5%. Pretty good.
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Old 07-15-2004, 05:18 PM   #105
 
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Hello TH! Yeah that credit union MM is a good deal.
I have a better one but it's going to expire soon.
I get 3% with unlimited check writing/withdrawals
and free checks. The bad news is that in about 30 days
I will have to look for a new home.

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Those GMAC notes may increase rates tomorrow. Todays 2.5% could go higher. BTW as previous posts noted one of the criteria is being a GM/GMAC customer. I assume anyone with a GM car loan qualifies (wife's Envoy!)

If it stays at 2.5% I won't bite. I can get that locally.

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