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.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 4:28 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Three huge U.S. banks face a tidal wave of lawsuits over alleged Libor manipulation. Is yours one of them?

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012 4:31 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

The CFPB has resolved thousands of banking complaints since it started taking them in March.

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Saturday, July 28, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Citi is the latest member of the banking industry to make its checking account terms easier to understand.

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Friday, July 27, 2012 10:00 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Bank of America cut nearly a tenth of its ATMs this year. Are big banks looking to cut back their ATM networks?

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Friday, July 27, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new survey shows that many account holders have considered switching banks, but a few key reasons are preventing them from actually moving their money.

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Thursday, July 26, 2012 5:00 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

A former Citigroup CEO now says the nation’s biggest banks should be split up. But will it ever happen?

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Thursday, July 26, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Mobile payments have one advantage over cash, check or plastic: consumer data that merchants can mine to personalize marketing.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012 11:18 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Payday loans are used more often for living expenses than unexpected emergencies, a study has found.

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Tags: loan, payday, pew
Saturday, July 21, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new survey investigates how account holders feel about their banks’ commitments to privacy protection.

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Friday, July 20, 2012 4:51 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

JPMorgan Chase stands accused of manipulating the California energy market.

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