Archive for the ‘Financial News’ Category

MONEY® Magazine Names Ally Bank “Best Online Bank” For Third Straight Year

Posted in Community,Financial News,Products
October 23rd, 2013 at 11:50 am by Ally

Ally Bank has been recognized by Money® Magazine as “Best Online Bank” in America for the 3rd year in a row.   Being an online bank allows Ally to provide an overall better banking experience by offering consumers highly competitive rates and award-winning customer service. Here’s what Money® had to say: “Best Online Bank” “Ally offers… read more

Attention FinCon13 Attendees: Announcing the 2nd Annual #AllyBloggerQuest Scavenger Hunt

Posted in Community,Financial News,What's New
October 11th, 2013 at 4:30 pm by Ally

Ally Bank is excited to be attending the 2013 Financial Blogger Conference, taking place in St. Louis from October 17 – 20. FinCon13 is a four-day event that will bring together the voices of the financial blogging community to share ideas and insights. If you’re attending, you can compete for a $250 gift card by participating… read more

Liz Weston’s Favorite Finance Books

Posted in Community,Financial News,Guest Posts
August 8th, 2013 at 1:42 pm by Ally

An editor once told me that there are really only a handful of personal finance stories to write, and they don’t change much. We just keep updating the anecdotes and the statistics to try to keep evergreen money advice fresh. Every once in awhile, though, I’ll read something that gives me a whole new perspective.… read more

Speed Retirement: Stories of Those Who Saved Fast

Posted in Community,Financial News
July 9th, 2013 at 11:26 am by Ally

While many Americans are challenged when it comes to saving for their retirement (Forbes reports that just 14 percent of employees consider themselves to be on track), there are some who are way ahead of that curve. They’ve saved so much, in fact, that they’re not worried about being able to retire at, say, 65-years-old. They’ve already retired.… read more

Why $1 Million May Not be Enough for Retirement

Posted in Around the Web,Community,Financial News
June 27th, 2013 at 9:41 am by Ally

One million dollars may sound like a nice chunk of change, but a recent article in the New York Times suggests it may not be enough when it comes to your retirement nest egg. How can $1 million be insufficient, you ask? The paper notes that if a 65-year-old couple with $1 million in tax-free municipal bonds… read more

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