Which bank is better: Fifth Third or WaMu?

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I have Citibank and in my opinion is the best bank I've ever had. But they recently moved their location from where I live. I live in Tampa, FL and they had a branch really close my house, but last time I went there they had closed it down. Now I searched everywhere for another location, I called and even...

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Interesting question. WAMU has great service and they are free. The problem is that WAMU is getting caught up in the mortgage crisis. Maybe not as bad as IndyMac, but quite a few bad loans. I would be concerned about them going under. I wouldn't have that big of a concern with 5th 3rd. Excellent bank. With that in mind, excluding any of the benefits you described, I would go with 5th.