Banking Blog

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Bitcoin is hitting the big time. This morning, ESPN Events announced that BitPay, a bitcoin payment processor, has won the sponsorship of the postseason college football game played in St. Petersburg, Florida. For the next three years, the bowl will be called the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl. “Our goal is to continue to move bitcoin

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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.

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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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Tuesday, June 17, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Two Canadian 14-year-olds used an old ATM manual found online to hack into a Bank of Montreal ATM.

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Saturday, June 14, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The U.S. government is planning to sell almost 30,000 bitcoins it seized as part of crackdowns by the FBI of the Silk Road online marketplace. The 12-hour auction of the bitcoins will take place June 27, according to an announcement by the U.S. Marshals Service. It says the bitcoins will be auctioned off in nine

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Friday, June 6, 2014 5:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Chief economists from some of the largest U.S. banks are feeling upbeat about the economy.

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

Visa says it will begin putting a seal on prepaid cards to designate them as offering consumer protections.

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Monday, June 2, 2014 11:30 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

KeyBank unveils a new checking account that removes account activation and monthly fees.

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Monday, June 2, 2014 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new survey shows that more Americans are feeling confident about their personal finance situations. How do you feel?

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014 4:01 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Banks at risk of failure declined for the 12th consecutive quarter, according to the FDIC.

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