The old expression, "When one takes, take; scream," should be modified for banking to: "When one gives, scream; when one takes back, shut up?'

Many banks are learning today that if they cut the rate paid on saving and NOW accounts, this can be done quietly without any adverse impact, just as long as they do not need the hot, interestsensitive money that will leave or will not be drawn when such a policy is followed.

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