Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, September 29, 2014 5:04 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Michigan-based Flagstar Bank is paying the price for failing to help homeowners and breaking the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new mortgage-servicing rules.

Monday, September 29, 2014 1:30 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new survey shows that more Americans are enjoying their day-to-day experience with their checking accounts. Why are some turning to alternative banking products?

Saturday, September 27, 2014 8:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Beginning in October, you can open the doors at Walmart and open a new checking account. Is the new GoBank account right for you?

Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

While plenty of banks work to attract new account holders with checking account bonuses, Fifth Third is running a promotion that aims to make a difference in the battle against cancer.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 4:00 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Banking customers in New York have fallen victim to identity theft from an unlikely criminal gang: a group of bank tellers.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A disgruntled banking customer has taken a sneaky route to revenge by embarrassing the institution online. How did he do it?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

While kids may tune out parents on plenty of subjects, a new survey shows that Mom and Dad still matter when it comes to personal finance advice.

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.

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