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Don Taylor

Did Dad have a will when he died?

If a parent died and you haven't heard about a possible will, here's what you should know. Read more

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5 high-yield checking misfits

Maintaining a minimum balance, using your debit card a specific number of times each month and paying your bills online are just a few of the requirements attached to a high-yield checking account. To choose which checking...Read more

4 steps to switch to a new bank

Like karaoke night at your favorite bar, new banking fees have a way of making even longtime customers head for the exits. A September 2012 poll conducted as part of Bankrate's Financial Security Index found that 72 percent...Read more

Best checking accounts for all ages

Every generation has a nickname -- sometimes more than one. The baby boomers. The millennials. The Snapchat Generation. Generation X. The Silent Generation. The groupings are overgeneralizations, often lumping together disparate...Read more

Finding the best student checking

For banks and credit unions, students are good for business. When a high school or college student opens a checking account at a financial institution, there's a good chance he or she will be a customer for life. To provide...Read more

2014 Credit Union Survey

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Credit unions: Free checking zone

Credit unions stand their ground on free checking, while it has declined at banks.

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Did Dad have a will when he died?

Dear Dr. Don, How can I find out if my father had a will before he died? His story was a bit complicated. Dad remarried after my mother died. He owned a house and his new wife also owned a house. Both sold their houses,... Read more

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Checking account fights cancer

While plenty of banks work to attract new account holders with checking account bonuses, Fifth Third is running a promotion that aims to make a difference in the battle against cancer.  ... Read more


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