Banking Blog

Check in regularly for the latest news on everything banking, including prepaid cards, regulations, checking account practices, mobile banking, ATMs, security, the Federal Reserve's policies and virtual currencies like bitcoin. Reporters and analysts also provide commentary and tips for managing your personal finances and how to make the most of your money and your banking relationships. See the latest Banking Blog posts below.
Friday, February 5, 2016 9:31 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Imagine a food truck, but instead of Korean tacos or barbecue sliders, the truck dispenses cash and financial services. Sure, the latter isn’t as tasty, but banks seem to be leaning increasingly toward so-called “pop-up branches” as a way to serve customers while still reducing their brick-and-mortar branch footprint — and costs. Bank of America

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016 1:55 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Despite harsh words for banks, online lender SoFi is more similar to banks than it would have you believe.

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016 9:28 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

The CFPB issued a bulletin warning it will crack down on banks that aren’t careful enough when it comes to blacklisting checking customers.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:29 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Chase is installing new ATMs that will allow customers access with a mobile app, rather than a plastic ATM card.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:28 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Bernie Sanders is the only 2016 presidential candidate to pledge to break up the biggest banks in order to make the financial system safer. But could he do it?

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016 6:05 am
By Greg McBride · Bankrate.com

Branch banking is still popular, a Bankrate survey finds.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016 10:36 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

That clever password you made up by hitting the first few letters on the keyboard? It could get you hacked. Check out the worst passwords of 2015.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016 6:05 am
By Greg McBride · Bankrate.com

The rising tide of interest rates isn’t lifting savers, at least not yet.

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Friday, January 15, 2016 3:51 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

One dad poses as a bank to take a stand against an overspending 6-year-old, striking a blow for financial literacy everywhere.

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Thursday, January 14, 2016 5:01 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Changing the recipe the U.S. Mint uses to make coins stands to save taxpayers millions each year, but industry groups say it’ll cost them a pretty penny.

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Tags: Banking, coins, news
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