Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 8:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Opting for a high-yield checking account seems like an obvious choice, but the hassle of switching bank accounts is a significant barrier.

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Monday, April 04, 2016 1:17 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Consumer complaints against banks, mostly regarding checking accounts, rose in 2015, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Friday, April 01, 2016 6:46 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Want to use a debit card in Cuba? Have I got a bank for you — the operative word being “a.” Just 1 U.S. bank can currently issue a debit card that’s usable in Cuba: Stonegate Bank, based in Pompano Beach, Florida. Why Stonegate does it To find out how a bank with just over

Thursday, March 31, 2016 5:23 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

A bizarre mix-up over a dog’s name sheds light on the massive screening effort going on behind the scenes to choke off funding to ISIS.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016 3:53 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

A student on scholarship to learn coding was detained by police at a check-cashing store for trying to cash his stipend.

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