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, September 21, 2012 2:26 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty will now advocate for the financial industry. What does that mean for consumers?

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 5:53 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

One bank is encouraging customers who visit their ATMs to vote in the general election Nov. 6.

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Monday, September 17, 2012 11:31 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

New debit card security standards could mean less risk of fraud, but higher ATM fees, for consumers.

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Monday, September 17, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Having a financial preparedness plan will protect you and your family from the long-term effects of damaged or destroyed financial documents

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Saturday, September 15, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A group of banks is joining together to make anonymous contributions to the 2012 election. Will they impact your vote?

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Friday, September 14, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A former banking executive finds out that mooning his boss was a very costly mistake.

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Thursday, September 13, 2012 9:55 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Millions of Americans are opting out of bank accounts in favor of prepaid debit cards.

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Thursday, September 13, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A FICO analysis finds a rise in card-not-present fraud outpacing card counterfeiting.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Federal law enforcement agencies have logged another guilty plea in a massive bank fraud scheme that contributed to the failure of the Bank of the Commonwealth in Virginia.

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Tags: arney, bank, fbi, fraud
Monday, September 10, 2012 11:25 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

A new prepaid debit card helps keep rehabbing addicts from making purchases at places that could endanger their recovery.

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