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, July 13, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Some banks are charging FDIC fees. Find out what they are and why they must be renamed.

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Thursday, July 12, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A survey finds consumers seeking financial counseling regret overspending, not saving and either buying or not buying a house.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012 11:57 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

U.S. consumers who think interest rates are too low might have some new company in Europe now that another interest rate is chopped.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 2:16 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A government report cites delinquent mortgages, revenue growth challenges and excessive risk opportunities as challenges for U.S. banks.

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Tags: banks, OCC, risk
Saturday, July 7, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Most consumers understand the consequences of returned payments and want their bank to pay important transactions — even if it results in an overdraft. That’s assuming, however, the same fee will be charged regardless of whether the transaction is paid. That’s according to a new study of overdraft payment services by the Independent Community Bankers of

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Friday, July 6, 2012 3:33 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Barclays has settled serious accusations of manipulating Libor, but it looks like the bank wasn’t alone in fixing rates that impact the world.

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Thursday, July 5, 2012 5:16 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Nine large global banks file resolution plans with federal regulators.

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Thursday, July 5, 2012 12:37 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A former NBA superstar is hoping to show unbanked customers how magical using a prepaid debit card can be.

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Saturday, June 30, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Customers are looking for banks to provide more than standard banking services at their branches, and some institutions are already ahead of the curve.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 2:25 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Nine of the biggest banks — including five in this country — will submit living wills to regulators Friday.

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