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One of the best online banks is ING -- strong, pays higher yields than most competitors (even a slight bump in yield is meaningful these days). As for a brick and mortor with online options, I like BB&T. They have not taken, proportionately, the kinds of risks that we've seen with banks such as BAC. They have weathered recessionary storms and volatile markets. Their lending policies are conservative and their operations diversified.
If banks run into trouble (or more trouble) your assets are protected through FDIC (up to around 250,000 per account). HTH
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