Archive for November, 2011

Ally Talks with Alex of MyBankTracker.com

Posted in Community
November 29th, 2011 at 8:00 am by Ally

MyBankTracker.com is an exhaustive resource, featuring information on everything from financial news to credit-card and bank reviews. We caught up with Alex Matjanec, one of the site’s founders, for his thoughts on the state of banking and what he hopes to see in 2012. As MyBankTracker’s Media and Communications Manager, he is a firm believer… read more

Ally Bank Customers Tell Us What They’re Thankful For

Posted in Community
November 24th, 2011 at 8:00 am by Ally

Thanksgiving is a time when our thoughts naturally turn to the things we’re grateful for. For many of us, that means family, friends and a place to call home. And for some, this list includes a financial situation that allows them to live the life they want. That’s why we invited our readers to tell… read more

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Offer Deals for Savvy Shoppers

Posted in Around the Web,Community
November 23rd, 2011 at 2:59 pm by Ally

Black Friday is traditionally one of the busiest shopping days of the year, when stores attract customers with extended hours and severely reduced prices. Last year, 24 percent of Black Friday shoppers were already filling their carts at 4 a.m. But there are signs that in 2011, even the day’s blowout sale prices won’t be… read more

A Note About Links and Security from the Straight Talk Blog

Posted in Community
November 23rd, 2011 at 10:15 am by Ally

At Ally, we understand that online security is important to you. That’s why we’re making a small change here on the Straight Talk blog. From now on, any link on the blog that takes you out of the Ally site will have a small blue arrow at its tail. This arrow reminds you that when… read more

6 Tips to Save When Driving During the Holidays

Posted in Community
November 22nd, 2011 at 4:54 pm by Ally

The average domestic airfare for the week of Thanksgiving is up 10 percent over last year, and Christmas-week airfare is up 9 percent. So it’s no surprise that almost half of American drivers say they plan on taking a road trip during the holiday season. Even though the average price of a gallon of regular… read more

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