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Protect yourself against identity theft

...companies that have had a data breach often offer to pay for customers' credit monitoring.4. Bank smarter.Many banks offer a service that sends an e-mail alert when any major changes ? or charges ? are made to a customer's account. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-03/protect-yourself-against-identity-t
Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy

...considerable appetite for bitcoin in China, where it has become attractive as an investment since tightly-regulated state banks offer very low interest rates on deposits.Even some with money tied up in Mt. Gox were undaunted.Huang Zhaobin, a 21-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-28/tokyo-bitcoin-exchange-fil
Building an emergency fund is necessary

...should be in the most boring account you can find," says McNeill. That means savings accounts, even though most banks offer interest rates that are close to zero.Behnam says that if interest rates on your bank's certificate of deposits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-25/building-emegency-fund-nec
Bank customers jumping ship over new account fees

...decision," he said."When something upsets people, such as these fees, they begin to look at services that other banks offer. We're picking up a nice amount of accounts," Blanton said.Only four years old, Savannah River Banking Co...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-10-22/bank-custom
Obama's consumer agency no sure deal

...credit cards, mortgages and other services ranging from payday loans to auto financing. The president wanted to make banks offer standardized "plain vanilla" mortgages, simple no frills loans that customers could compare to more elaborate mortgages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/25/bus_553148.shtml
Business
Life skills for teens: Laundry, money management

...for the name-brand sneakers and video games that you don't want to buy for them. For high school students, some banks offer checking accounts, and most allow parents to open joint accounts with their kids. Last year, I opened a checking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/13/liv_547719.shtml
Life & style
Live chat: ASU's Marc Miller and Mark Thompson discuss economic issues

...Offered Rate (or LIBOR, pronounced /?la?b?r/) is a daily reference rate based on the interest rates at which banks offer to lend unsecured funds to other banks in the London wholesale money market (or interbank market). LIBOR will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/15/met_479356.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University
Small banks court high-income clients

...management" and a host of other terms, is a niche where banks offer highly-personalized services to affluent customers...of high net-worth people surveyed who didn't know banks offer help with: - Tax strategies: 35 percent - Insurance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/01/bus_94902.shtml
Business
True cost of a vacation can be hidden in the fees

...you for a combined average fee of $3.54, according to Bankrate.com.If you're going abroad, check if your bank offers free currency exchanges. And remember that putting charges on your credit card may be more expensive than you recall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-04-16/true-cost-vacation-can-be-
Business
Ponds to undergo changes

...plans are under way to transform much of the area into new uses that will include a wetlands mitigation bank. Such "banks" offer credits to developers elsewhere whose projects disrupt sensitive natural areas. In exchange, they can "buy" land...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/21/out_328135.shtml
Outdoors