Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 6:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Savers are more attractive as dating partners, Trump and Hillary’s rates on deposits are just as bad as yours, and a war of words on bank safety.

Monday, May 23, 2016 4:28 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

A crew of over 100 criminals targeted Japanese ATMs with 14,000 fraudulent withdrawals in just over 2 hours, exposing ATM security weaknesses.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Here’s how one expensive Christmas motivated me to build an emergency fund.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:05 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Rising-rate CDs are great for banks. For customers? Not so much.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 6:05 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Warren Buffett says he’d consider stashing cash in a mattress if banks start paying negative interest rates due to central bank easing.

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Friday, April 29, 2016 2:18 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Faced with customer complaints of discrimination, Venmo and its parent company have made efforts to prevent future false positives in enforcing U.S. sanctions.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 8:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Recent grads receiving their first real paycheck may have visions of finally getting that new car or apartment, but saving should be their priority.

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Monday, April 25, 2016 10:57 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Skimming attacks on ATMs rose by more than 500% last year, as thieves adapted to ATM operators attempts to shut them down.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 2:27 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Harriet Tubman’s portrait will be going onto the front of the $20 bill, according to Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 8:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Saving is harder than it used to be, as many worried Americans can attest. But waiting until times get easier just isn’t an option.

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