Lucky me. I just received an invite to open an Electric Orange checking account with ING DIRECT. Boy, do I feel special!
(All you other folks who got your invites last year — you just keep your mouths shut. Let me bask in my imagined sliver of glory for just a moment, will ya?)
Anyhow, I've adored my ING DIRECT savings account (review) ever since I first opened it in early 2003. So I'm super-curious to see what they can do for checking accounts, too. They're promoting Electric Orange as "America's first all–electronic, paperless checking account," so we'll see if ING can pull this off and do for checking what they did for savings (which, in my opinion, was a lot).
Methinks I'll be adding yet another bank account to my Quicken Account List this weekend. Stay tuned for all the gory details!