Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, June 28, 2010 5:06 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Decades ago, banks and savings-and-loan institutions gave away so many free toasters to new customers that these giveaways became an expected perk of a new bank account. Indeed, the free toaster was so closely associated with new bank accounts that it was downright proverbial. But now, those free toasters — and the digital clock radios