Banking Blog

Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Hoping to grab more business, a rising number of bankers are turning to the unbanked and underbanked as opportunities for growth, according to a new survey. The KPMG Banking Outlook Survey, released Monday, surveyed 100 senior bank executives. It found that 23 percent see underbanked consumers as the greatest growth opportunity, a jump from the

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has revised a warning to banks about dealing with potentially fraudulent businesses, eliminating a list of sample merchants it said may warrant special scrutiny. The FDIC said that the list of risky merchants, which included certain telemarketers, pornography businesses, coin dealers, payday lenders and online gambling companies, was not meant

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Friday, July 25, 2014 1:30 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

That little lock icon on your bank’s website may be easy for hackers to pick, according to two recent reports.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The CFPB wants to hear consumers’ complaints about prepaid cards and other nonbank products

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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.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The FTC is raising awareness that those serving our country need to also be wary in guarding their finances.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

In a move that could create further tension with banks but generate popularity with consumers wanting to vent, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing publishing more information on consumer complaints against banks. In particular, the CFPB wants to give customers the ability to publicly publish narratives of their experiences with a financial company. It

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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.

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Friday, July 11, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

New, thinner ATM skimmers are creating a headache for banks battling fraudsters.

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Thursday, July 3, 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.

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