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Opening an FNBO Direct Savings Account (Update)

Written by Nickel - One Comment

Bank Deal: Earn 1.00% APY on an FDIC-insured savings account at Barclays Bank.


This is just a quick followup to my earlier post about opening an FNBO Direct savings account. To recap, I filled out the application on Saturday night and they said they’d be make a couple of test deposits into our linked checking account within 1-3 business days.

As it turns out, the test deposits showed up on Monday morning, and I hopped back over to the FNBO Direct website shortly thereafter to verify them. With that done, I set up our login credentials and… Well, that’s it. We now have one of the best online savings accounts available. We’re currently on the road for a short family vacation, but I’ll be sure to publish more details once I’ve had more time to poke around behind the scenes.

Published on July 31st, 2008 - One Comment
Filed under: Banking

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  1. I’ll be interested to hear how this goes; I’m intrigued by the FNBO/ING deal but I wonder what inconveniences I’m not seeing when I imagine using one.

    Comment by Anonymous — Aug 1st 2008 @ 2:31 pm

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