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Looks and Sounds Like a Bank, but Isn’t, Quite

Thursday, July 1, 2010

If you’re setting out to reinvent basic savings and checking accounts, one way to get attention is to create a service that’s truly different.

In the last year or two, companies and services like Kasasa, PerkStreet and SmartyPig have accomplished this, offering interest rates and rewards that leave many bank products in the dust.

The companies haven’t stopped there, though. They’re also trying to appeal to consumers’ fury after the financial crisis by one-upping one another in the nasty things they say about big, old-fashioned banks.

Web Sites that Help You Put Aside Money

Monday, June 14, 2010

With the economy recovering slowly, Americans are looking for quick and easy ways to save more money. On "The Early Show" Tuesday, CBS News Business and Economics Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis pointed to several Web sites that specialize in helping you cut your monthly expenses and build your savings.

FOR BUILDING YOUR SAVINGS: SMARTYPIG.COM This is essentially an online piggy bank that helps you save money for your short and long term goals.

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