Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, August 22, 2014 2:30 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Americans aren’t ready to replace bank branches with mobile technology, a survey shows.

Monday, August 11, 2014 2:00 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

As more consumers ditch checking accounts in favor of prepaid cards, some fraudsters are targeting cardholders in online scams. A recent New York Times┬ástory by Matthew Goldstein highlights that one particular financial product seems to have become the focus of regulators. It’s called MoneyPak, and it’s known as a “cash top-up card.” Rather than working

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 1:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

One bank decided to show account holders how much the institution appreciates their business with some very special gifts.

Saturday, July 19, 2014 10:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Marijuana businesses scored a big victory in the House of Representatives: access to the banking industry.

Friday, July 11, 2014 4:30 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A nonprofit citizen advocacy group wants to know why the US Department of Justice isn’t filing criminal charges against big banks.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 10:30 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

U.S. regulators levied one of the world’s biggest banks with a massive fine for aiding criminals.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 11:45 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

The U.S. Marshals Service auctioned off nearly 30,000 seized bitcoin this week. Find out who the lucky winner is.

Friday, June 27, 2014 9:59 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new report shows banking customers are still feeling the sting of high overdraft fees and confusing account terms.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

While employers can save money by using payroll cards, their employees can easily lose due to excessive fees. Some lawmakers in New York are standing up to protect those workers.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 4:14 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Capital One is changing the way it uses information from the ChexSystems database, and it’s good news for consumers who have not been able to open checking accounts due to some previous personal finance mistakes.

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