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How to Keep Interest Rate Movements in Perspective

At the top of your financial plan: Getting a great rate from a reputable bank for the money you set aside in savings. After all, the better your interest rate, the more opportunity your money has to grow. So it’s natural to wonder how shifts in the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policy may impact you […]

Technology

The Checklist That Can Help Keep You Safe Online and Cybercriminals’ Hands Off Your Money

Never in a million years would you sign a blank check and leave it sitting around on your desk at work or hand over your car keys to a complete stranger asking to borrow your car to run an errand. Likewise, you know not to give anyone your personal bank account information. Unfortunately, today’s tech-savvy […]

Ally News

How to Build a Better Bank: Ally Executives Discuss the Launch of the Brand and 10 Years of Doing Right for Customers

Do you remember your frustration as you waited on hold for almost an hour to speak to someone at your bank?  Or what about when you got a “deal” on a mortgage only to later find out your lender wasn’t transparent and you owed hundreds more each month in interest charges? How many times have […]

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When Your Car Breaks Down, Your Life Breaks Down

 It’s the little moments that can matter most to you. When caught up in an important moment, the last thing you want to do is deal with the hassle of an unexpected vehicle issue. Such an inconvenience can do more than just interrupt your special occasion. Adding insult to injury, an unexpected vehicle repair […]

Ally News

A ‘Life-Changing’ Experience: Winners Reveal Success Since Ally Big Save Contest

One year ago this February, AJ Jain and his family were running around their Olathe, Kansas, home during the Big Game. No, Jain wasn’t celebrating Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles’ “Philly Special” touchdown catch. Instead, he was one of more than 30,000 people competing in Ally’s Big Save contest who were running around during commercial […]

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Moguls in the Making: Mobilizing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Economic mobility, or should we say immobility, has an impact on everyone. But, its effects weigh heaviest on those who are often underrepresented in our society: Racial minorities and people from other underserved socio-economic groups are often economically immobilized. That’s not right. As another step in the right direction, we at Ally are proud to […]

Ally News

Ally Banksgiving: When a Simple Call to Your Bank Turns Into a Big Surprise

Nearly every customer service call ends with the same question, “Is there anything else I can help you with today?” But what would happen if you really answered that question honestly? Even if what you wanted had nothing to do with your customer service call, or the company you were speaking with. What would happen […]

Technology

The Do’s and Don’ts of Staying Safe on Social Media

Social media: where you go to catch up with friends and family, get your news, and watch funny videos of puppies. Oh, and where you can put your personal safety at risk without even realizing it. Posting information on websites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter is a great way to stay connected with those near […]

Technology

Don’t Get Hooked by a Phishing Scam

Email, texts, and other forms of digital communication are an integral part of your daily life. Cybercriminals know this and are lurking on nearly every platform, counting on you to fall for phishing scams hook, line, and sinker. Phishing is when scammers masquerade as reputable companies or individuals and use phone calls, email, direct message, […]

Technology

The Friendly Con: Don’t Be Fooled by Social Engineering

You’ve been chatting with someone on a dating site and things seem to be going well. So well, in fact, that you’re already talking finances. The person asked you to conduct a simple transaction at your bank on their behalf. Wanting to build a trusting relationship – you of course agreed. Things must be serious, […]

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