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Banks You Wish Still Existed

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Re: Banks You Wish Still Existed

As others have mentioned, definitely Wachovia and MBNA.

Also, Chemical Bank, FCNBD, First Union, Bank of New York, Mellon Bank, Chevy Chase, Signet Bank.

The good old days before they all got gobbled up!
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Re: Banks You Wish Still Existed


@sarge12 wrote:

Commerce Bank of Beverly Hills....If you know what I'm talking about...you too are likely old!!!


Com'mon now ... The Beverly Hillbillys Smiley Surprised

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Re: Banks You Wish Still Existed


@FinStar wrote:
As others have mentioned, definitely Wachovia and MBNA.

Also, Chemical Bank, FCNBD, First Union, Bank of New York, Mellon Bank, Chevy Chase, Signet Bank.

The good old days before they all got gobbled up!

I remember Mellon Bank.


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Message 13 of 31
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Re: Banks You Wish Still Existed


@Dinosaur wrote:

@sarge12 wrote:

Commerce Bank of Beverly Hills....If you know what I'm talking about...you too are likely old!!!


Com'mon now ... The Beverly Hillbillys Smiley Surprised


Showin your age there Dinosaur...can't believe it took that long for someone to pick up on that. I miss those types of shows, just pure entertainment. Time for some roumatis medecine.

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Message 14 of 31
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Re: Banks You Wish Still Existed

Not quite there yet but I would hate to see Wells Fargo go under since i like when they are in the news.

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Re: Banks You Wish Still Existed

SeaFirst Bank of Seattle, WA.  They were acquired by BankAmerica, later rebranded as Bank of America in '98.  I opened my first checking account there and received my first bank card there.


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Re: Banks You Wish Still Existed

Wow... I remember SeaFirst bank.
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Re: Banks You Wish Still Existed

Great Western Bank (PreWaMu) and WaMu

Sumitomo Bank

Mercury Savings

MBNA

Orange County Teachers FCU (CA)

Mellon Bank

Chemical Bank

The *old* Chase Manhattan

Dime Bank (NY)

California Federal

And of course... Diners Club and Carte Blanche

 

 

 

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Re: Banks You Wish Still Existed

Security-Pacific-Bank-Foothill-Sunland.jpgReady-Banking.jpgI remember this debit card!Security-Pacific-National-Bank.jpg

 

Security Pacific Bank -- my mom worked there. They were bought out by BofA. I still miss them.

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Message 19 of 31
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Re: Banks You Wish Still Existed

First Interstate Bank in Arizona. Bought by Hells Fargo Smiley Sad

 

I opened my first bank account and received my first debit card with them.










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