Archive for August, 2010

@Replies: Tweet of the Week

Posted in Customer Spotlight
August 31st, 2010 at 2:32 pm by Ally

Although Matt Byrd (@mparkerbyrd) might’ve missed us with his own @reply (@AllyBank next time, Matt!), it was nice to see this one pop up. We can’t assure you that all of our customer service reps can talk BCS as well as they do CDs, but we are still here to help our customers 24/7. Anybody… read more

Austin, TX is top US city in spending money

Posted in Around the Web
August 25th, 2010 at 11:54 am by Ally

How do you compare to your fellow Americans when it comes too personal spending? The great money site shines a light on US spending in its latest report, ranking Austin as the top spending city in the country. Some of their findings might surprise you and could help you with future budgeting. See the… read more

Ally Bank Makes Top 5 List

Posted in Community
August 23rd, 2010 at 3:55 pm by Ally

Big thanks to for including Ally Bank in their post about the 5 best checking accounts in the US. Read more here!

How to Build a CD Ladder

Posted in Products
August 2nd, 2010 at 9:39 am by Ally

There’s really no way around it; the best interest rates at any given time tend to come with the longest-term CDs. Five-year CDs generally pay more than two-years, two-years generally pay more than one-years, and so on. Does that mean that earnings-minded customers should load their savings entirely into the single highest-yield, longest-term CD available?… read more