“Thank you for your business”

What a week of contrasts — thankfulness and greed. Just hours after we finished our Thanksgiving meal with family and gave thanks to all we have in our lives, people lined up to rush into stores to grab a good deal. Some people fought to get what they wanted. Thanksgiving has become Black Friday or…

Does free checking still exist?

Fees are taking over at banks making it hard to find a free account. Bankrate’s annual checking survey found only 39% of surveyed non-interest checking accounts are free of charge. That number continues to decrease. In 2009, 76% of the accounts in the survey offered free checking. However, if you live in Cleveland the news…