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Information from Ally Bank on the Heartbleed Online Bug

Posted in Community
April 10th, 2014 at 6:29 pm by Ally

A major online security vulnerability known as “Heartbleed” has opened up a window to let attackers steal information such as user names, passwords and the private keys sites use to encrypt and decrypt sensitive data.   We have determined that we are not affected by the Heartbleed bug, and therefore, we do not recommend any… read more

Clock Ticking Toward 2013 IRA Contribution Deadline

Posted in Community,Products
April 8th, 2014 at 9:00 am by Ally

You’re running out of time! If you’re considering making a contribution to a traditional or Roth IRA, you have until April 15 to do so for 2013. IRAs are a great way to save money for retirement and potentially receive a tax deduction at the same time. Only 15% of households saved in any type… read more

Take Your Retirement Budget on a Practice Run

Posted in Community,Retirement
April 7th, 2014 at 9:00 am by Ally

If you’re nearing retirement, you’ve likely taken steps to prepare financially for the future. What you plan to do in retirement has a direct effect on your retirement budget. Anticipating your income and expenses in retirement actually comes years before you make the jump. Surprisingly, money isn’t the main consideration when planning your retirement budget.… read more

In Retirement, Travel While You Pursue Your Passion

Posted in Community,Infographics,Retirement
April 1st, 2014 at 9:10 am by Ally

At Ally Bank, we believe retirement can be a time to discover an enjoyable, new way of life. In our recent survey with Kiplinger, we asked how people plan to spend these years. Not surprisingly, 77% of those surveyed said they hope to travel, which was the number one response. But the data showed that… read more

What To Do With Windfall Money

Posted in Community,Products
March 31st, 2014 at 4:15 pm by Ally

You’ve received a cash windfall, and you have the deer-in-the-headlights look. What should you do first? It might be very tempting to splurge on items you couldn’t normally afford. Depending on your current financial obligations and goals, you may need to pay off debt or provide for your child’s education. Windfalls can have both a… read more

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