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Checking Fees 2016

See checking fees in your city

Checking fees are at record highs, according to our yearly survey of the 25 top U.S. markets.

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Which cities help build wealth?

Bankrate's No. 1 may seem obvious, but you'd never guess some of the other top cities. Read more

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How to complain about your bank

If you think your bank or credit union made a mistake, these agencies offer assistance.Read more

Risks, rewards and corporate bonds

Learn how to read the bond grades that indicate how much risk you'll be taking on.Read more

Treasury securities a safe choice

These government-backed investments offer a risk-free way to save.Read more

How FDIC protects your money

One of the most ubiquitous signs in the banking world is "Member FDIC." Here's what it means.Read more


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The payoff of high-yield checking

High-yield checking accounts earn outsize interest, usually from smaller institutions.

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Wells Fargo’s CEO gives 0 days’ notice

John Stumpf, CEO of Wells Fargo, is retiring effective now, 3 weeks after he apologized to the Senate Banking Committee for the bank's unauthorized accounts scandal.  ... Read more

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