Category: Savings

Alternative For Your eFund 3

Alternative For Your eFund

Earlier in the year, I finally took the plunge and moved my emergency fund from ING over to a new account at HSBCdirect. The motivating factor for that switch was the 6.00% APY promotion...

Short Term CD vs. Online Savings Account 0

Short Term CD vs. Online Savings Account

In the discussion on my post about the PayPal money market fund, Pakdamek posted a question about short-term CD options and asked for assistance. My recommendation was to review the current high yield rates...

101 Ways To Save One Dollar Per Week 7

101 Ways To Save One Dollar Per Week

I’m the type of person that is always looking for different ways to save money, which is why I had to share with you the 101 Ways to Save One Dollar a Week article...

Save Money By Verifying Your Medical Bills 0

Save Money By Verifying Your Medical Bills

A couple of months ago, our son spent some time in the hospial and underwent numerous tests as the doctors attempted to diagnose the problems he was having. Fast forward to now and we...

PayPal Money Market Fund 11

PayPal Money Market Fund

In a recent comment, Tech mentioned that PayPal was paying over 5% on their money market fund. In a nutshell, my response was to stay away from the PayPal account for a couple of...

HSBC Transfer Time 7

HSBC Transfer Time

Earlier this week, I initiated the process to move my eFund to my new HSBCdirect account. In addition, I had my first recurring deposit in my new account this week. Transfers A Little Slow....

Moving The eFund 1

Moving The eFund

When discussing my first impressions of HSBC, I had commented on the ability to link my ING Direct Orange Savings Account to my new HSBCdirect account. Link Established. This evening I logged into my...

HSBC First Impressions 1

HSBC First Impressions

It has been a few days since I posted about my HSBCdirect account update and I am now happy to report that I have received my temporary username and password. First Impressions. After taking...

HSBCDirect Account Update 1

HSBCDirect Account Update

Last night I started the process of opening an HSBCDirect Online Savings Account and things are progressing nicely. Trial Deposits. After completing the application last night, I had to wait for HSBCDirect to make...

HSBCDirect 6.00% APY New Money Offer 3

HSBCDirect 6.00% APY New Money Offer

As I previously discussed, I have had my emergency fund and savings at ING Direct even though I knew that I was losing money by not switching to HSBCDirect or EmigrantDirect. 6.00% APY Well,...