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.
Monday, March 26, 2012 9:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Obama Administration challenged high school students to learn more about personal finance.

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Saturday, March 24, 2012 9:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new PNC account helps kids learn banking basics from Sesame Street characters.

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Friday, March 23, 2012 2:00 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new survey from Capital One shows that taxes can have consequences for savings accounts. Go to Bankrate.com to learn the best way to use your refund.

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Friday, March 23, 2012 8:00 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

A customer service guru says customers are justified in being upset when banks raise fees without providing more services.

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Thursday, March 22, 2012 4:15 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Suspects who allegedly used debit card data to steal tens of thousands of dollars from ATMs plead guilty to bank fraud.

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Thursday, March 22, 2012 3:44 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Debt is a troubling burden for some 20-somethings, yet many still manage to save money for future needs, according to a recent survey commissioned by The PNC Financial Services Group, a financial services corporation in Pittsburgh. The online survey, conducted by Artemis Strategy Group, polled 2,000 people ages 20 to 29 who’d completed at least

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 3:09 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas released a report advocating the breakup of banks that are “too big to fail.”

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012 5:11 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Lost smartphones are a tempting target for thieves looking to access your financial accounts.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012 10:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A survey finds mobile banking poised for growth, though consumers remain skeptical of benefits and are concerned about security.

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Monday, March 19, 2012 1:32 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve joined Twitter. But who is the Fed following?

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