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    Vacationing During a Long Separation?!

    Jun 16, 2015

    Wondering if you should take that vacation without your spouse? These three considerations can help you make the decision.


    8 Popular Laws that Might be Unique to Your New State

    Jun 11, 2015

    Have you been surprised by a state law after a move? Check out these common laws before you settle in to your new residence.

    5 Money Saving Tips for Summer Vacation

    Jul 2, 2015

    Summer vacations can be expensive, but some planning, anticipation, and a few vacation “hacks” can make all the difference.

    Hold on funds

    Jul 3, 2015

    So for the last 4 months I have been basically living off of my spouse but now I'm back to making money and what happens usaa puts...

    Ms.Heinleiner's avatar
    Did you make your deposit atbthe ATM? I've noticed ATM holds arent applied right away. Also, compare your account balan...

    The worse bank ever

    Jul 2, 2015

    8 freaking days before I can have access to a check that was deposited at a Ups store. Who puts a hold on a check for over a week,...

    Ms.Heinleiner's avatar
    Sounds like you didn't do your research before switching to a bank that is primarily online. Deposit@mobile is a privil...

    Why would USAA refuse to use my "Excellent (756)" or "Goo...

    Jul 2, 2015

    USAA refuses to acknowledge my two high credit scores and choses to use a lower one that I can not verify. I have never missed a p...

    GB@STX's avatar
    USAA is just too big and employees have productivity and similar goals, not relationships with customers. They are big ...

    Your Top 6 Babysitter Questions Answered

    Jul 2, 2015

    There are many things to consider when hiring a babysitter. Here are six answers to popular questions around babysitting.

    Marriage equality and USAA

    Jul 2, 2015

    I was very excited to learn that USAA marched in the Tampa FL Gay Pride Parade on March 28th. I haven’t seen much on the news or o...

    Is USAA Banking closed on Friday July 3rd ?

    Jul 2, 2015

    Can someone please give us a simple Yes or No response to this question: Is USAA Banking closed on Friday July 3rd ? Matt on Faceb...

    Ms.Heinleiner's avatar
    You can call in for normal banking until 8pm, after that the deposits department will go in to after hours debit card m...

    Explorer Cruise is horrible STAY AWAY STAY AWAY STAY AW...

    Jul 2, 2015

    We could have booked the cruise of our dreams (Retired after 26 years Army) directly with the cruise line as we already picked out...

    What to Do When You Realize You Made a Financial Mistake

    Jun 17, 2015

    Admitting that we made a financial mistake is a hard step. Financial mistakes happen to us all. The key to overcoming a financial mistake is taking steps to overcome and learn from it.

    Horrible service!!!!

    Jul 2, 2015

    I am very dissatisfied to say the least about the process on our auto claim. We have not had our vehicle now for 3 weeks going on ...

    AngelaCabanUSAA's avatar
    Dear Brp, I empathize with your frustration, and I have sent your comments over to one of our claim specialists. They w...

    USAA - Now a terrible company (they edited what I wanted ...

    Jul 2, 2015

    I have been a member for more than 20 years and never expected a great company to go to *edited by USAA so quickly. 24 minutes on ...

    Hedy69's avatar
    USAA as we used to know it is gone. I have a 756 and 736 credit score and USAA states they have to use my third credit ...
    Iheartmybudget's avatar

    Account Information Gone - UPDATE

    May 26, 2015

    I just got off the phone with customer service. They are updating their system, so several people are unable to see their account ...

    BrianaHartzellUSAA's avatar
    Hi Johnny, I responded ot your other post here. But is seems your is an isolated issue. please give us a call here : Ph...
    Johnny Baer's avatar
    Johnny Baer
    5/28 account info still missing after at least two days. Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Not good.

    Debit cards declined?!

    Apr 19, 2015

    I know we have plenty in our account, and we need formula for our son! What are we supposed to do?!

    ysette9's avatar
    I agree that having your card declined, especially when you have the money to cover the charge, totally sucks. I also a...
    againstthegrain's avatar
    Between technical glitches, cyber-fraud, and ever increasing cyber-attacks on financial institutions, I never expect US...

    I think it's time to find a new bank / insurance company

    Apr 9, 2015

    For a organization that openly advertises on TV and radio that they are there to help its members, they have a hard time proving i...

    DSTEXAS's avatar
    727, Nobody is making you read my post.  Or whine about them.
    727's avatar
    DSTexas, you consistently stir the pot. You are annoying and while occasionally helpful you've become tiresome. I wish ...

    Touch ID

    Apr 25, 2015

    My fiancé logged into the mobile app and it prompted her to use her fingerprint. We both have iPhone 6's. However for the life of ...

    djarsky's avatar
    TouchID just became enabled for me here in Massachusetts. Looks like it's working again.
    Max-USMC's avatar
    I just got my Touch ID setup today so I'm hoping that means it's been enabled for all states permanently, thank you.

    Welcome to the My Budget Chat with Richard Rohrbough

    Apr 9, 2015

    Join us for the My Budget LIVE Chat with Richard Rohrbough Date: April 9th, 2015 Time: 3:00 – 3:30 pm eastern / 2:00 – 2:30 pm cen...

    Ctucker11's avatar
    Is the USAA CEO, Stuart Parker, aware of this issue? 
    BrianaHartzellUSAA's avatar
    Hi LSB123, I apologize for the delayed response. As we looked into the possibility of shared access, we realized it is ...


    Apr 20, 2015

    After over 20 years of being a member. USAA CANCELLED MY CAR INSURANCE. I have Cancer and recently have been hospitalized. Left a ...

    USAA is about to lose our business.

    Jun 7, 2015

    I had money in my personal checking account and pulled some out at an ATM to use. I checked my account a couple days later and tra...

    GB@STX's avatar
    @EEE3 Glad someone is responding to a painful situation with less smugness and actually helpful recommendations. I thin...
    EEE3's avatar
    And something that you may find helpful in the future -- USAA allows you to record a manual transaction to help you not...

    Home loan preapproval

    Jun 6, 2015

    I just logged on to apply for a home loan preapproval and I couldn't find the button. I reached a representative only to find out ...

    mansolil's avatar
    This is an interesting thread and I will be tracking to see how this is resolved. I am a HUGE fan of USAA, but will go ...
    MGH's avatar
    Thanks to everyone for the posts so far - very informative & enjoyable. I'm ready to start the process of buying my fir...

    USAA is literally ruining my life!

    Jun 6, 2015

    These eight day holds onmy checks are literally ruining my life! I never used to have these problems with USAA but now their custo...

    My membership doesn't matter to USAA.

    May 10, 2015

    I'm only a 10 year member. My parent for over 50. I have a been slowly removing myself from USAA (such as rescheduling my income d...