100 months ago, Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) had just agreed to buy the gigantic credit card issuer MBNA for $305 billion. Since 2005, a lot has changed at this megabank. In today's special 100th episode of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson take a look back at the financial landscape during 2005.

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