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Two bank accounts = too much confusion

by Karen on February 9, 2010

When I first switched to my ING checking account, I absolutely loved it. I still love my checking account with them. But we are finally experiencing some of the confusion I feared when we made the switch. Because ING Direct is an electronic bank, our account must be linked to a brick and mortar bank. […]

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Save instead of spending this Black Friday

by Karen on November 27, 2009

Open an ING checking account today, and you’ll get a $121 bonus! If you’ve been thinking about trying this great online bank, now is the best time. I’ve written before about just how happy I am using ING as my primary bank. They offer some of the best interest rates out there, and the customer […]

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Our emergency fund is complete!

by Karen on October 6, 2009

Take a look at the progress bars in my sidebar! We’ve completed our emergency fund in just about 15 months and it feels FANTASTIC! Over the past year, we’ve saved about 30% of our income. Not too bad, huh? We weren’t projected to complete it until next month, but I went ahead and moved some […]

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Using ING as our primary bank

by Karen on September 30, 2009

Yesterday, I wrote about our money management dilemma: when we keep extra money in our checking account, we’re more likely to overspend, but without a cushion we’re vulnerable to overdraft fees. We only keep enough money in checking to cover our living expenses, so I’d like a safety net to avoid fees if I make […]

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