SpOOky Facts Credit Unions Don't Want You to Know

by Stacy Tharp 24. October 2012
People have been complaining about the big banks for years now. When people get fed up and begin to look for other places to put their money, the same two choices are always suggested: a community bank, or a credit union. So it’s great to know that there are other options, but with community banks and credit unions always being lumped together into one suggestion, it almost seems like they are interchangeable, when really, they are two quite different options. So how do you differentiate b... [More]

Housing Market Slowly Reviving

by Anirban Basu 24. October 2012
Home Sales Prices on the Rise in Maryland A recent survey indicates that America’s optimism regarding the housing market’s recovery has improved significantly. According to Fannie Mae’s September 2012 National Housing Survey, a monthly poll of 1,000 homeowners and renters, more respondents expect home prices to rise in the next year (37 percent) and the share anticipating declining home prices is down to 11 percent. It is worth noting that such attitudes tend to become self-fu... [More]

We Found Out How You REALLY Feel...and We're Thrilled!

by Erica Starr 22. October 2012
  Wouldn't it be great if banks could get a report on what customers ACTUALLY thought about their products, services and overall offerings? No, we’re not talking about focus groups or surveys. We’ve all done those before, right? They may be helpful for banks like us to gain some insight as to how our customers gauge our services, but wouldn’t it be great if we could somehow be a fly on the wall during some of those un-administered conversations? Even better, wouldn&rsquo... [More]

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