Ditch Your Big Bank, Miss Out On Groupon Refund

Ditch Your Big Bank, Miss Out On Groupon Refund

Like many other Americans, Casey broke up with his big bank, Chase, and joined a local credit union. The Consumerist commentariat should be very proud of him. Except that since changing banks, he received a refund for a Groupon he had purchased, which Groupon is powerless to give him because the debit card he used to purchase it has been canceled. [More]

Bill Introduced To Let You Keep Your Account Number When You Switch Banks

Bill Introduced To Let You Keep Your Account Number When You Switch Banks

When you switch phone companies, you’re allowed to keep your phone number. So why isn’t there this “number portability” for bank accounts? Well, a bill has been introduced in Washington to let you do exactly that. [More]

How To Switch Banks Without Screwing Stuff Up

How To Switch Banks Without Screwing Stuff Up

Switching banks is like going through a divorce. Lots of paperwork, hurt feelings, twinges of regret and the shaky knowledge that if you press on you’ll end up in a better situation afterward. [More]