By Peter Andrew
Pushing 20 years ago, I bought a new television on credit through one of GE's numerous financial arms. One month, I somehow transgressed, and the whole account was passed to a collection agency. I judged that a massive overreaction to such a minor misdemeanor, and promised myself not only that I'd never buy an aircraft engine from the group, but also that I'd one day exact revenge.
So I was very happy when my editor asked me to review GE Capital Bank. A hatchet job would be a great opportunity to fulfill my promise, even if it was in the form of a dish served very, very cold. Sadly for me, I can't find a single bad thing to say about the bank.
About GE Capital Bank
The first thing to know about GE Capital Bank (GECB) is that it's not GE Capital Retail Bank (GECRB). They're both owned by GE Capital Corp., and ultimately by General Electric, a.k.a. GE, but besides that they're entirely separate.Read the full article »