Archive for December, 2008

National City $150 Bonus

National City Bank is running a FREE $150 bonus. You need to sign up for their checking account, link your account with direct deposit, and swipe your check card 10 times to qualify.
Offer expires Dec 31, 2008.

Chase FREE $50 Checking Deal

Chase is running a FREE $50 bonus for opening a checking account. You will need to follow the link above and enter your email to get details. Keep in mind that direct deposit is required to qualify for the bonus.
Offer Details
To qualify for the reward you must open a new Chase Checking(SM) account with a [...]

VISA Launches Black Card

Step aside AMEX Centurion, VISA is entering the exclusive high net worth credit card business with their Black Card.
The perks?

The card is constructed of CARBON GRAPHITE (compared to titanium alloy for the AMEX Centurion)
24 hour concierge
Luxury gifts?
Annual fee is $495, compared to $2500 for AMEX
Only the top 1% of Americans will qualify for a card [...]

Bank of America FREE $50 Deal

Dan at BankVibe found a free $50 deal at Bank of America. Basically, if you open a checking account with $100 minimum deposit, they will give you a $50 bonus.
Offer expires January 31, 2009.

Where’s the Bailout Money Gone?!

I’ve been doing some digging on the Internet b/c I’ve been wondering where all this bailout money has gone. This is a little tricky because the Federal Reserve is a PRIVATE CORPORATION and therefore is NOT required by law to disclose their accounting.
Fortunately, this astute analysis by James Conrad sheds some light on what the [...]