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.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 6:05 am
By Greg McBride · Bankrate.com

Bankrate’s Financial Security Index shows Americans are feeling better, even about their savings.

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Friday, December 11, 2015 11:39 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Standard and Poor’s cut ratings for 8 of the biggest U.S. banks this month. Usually that means trouble, but not in this case.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015 6:05 am
By Greg McBride · Bankrate.com

Overdraft fees keep rising, but consumers have some ways of fighting back.

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Monday, December 7, 2015 11:17 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

The wave of acquisitions in recent years has included a number of banks being bought out by credit unions.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015 6:05 am
By Greg McBride · Bankrate.com

It’s time for defensive measures ahead of the new era of rising interest rates.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015 6:05 am
By Greg McBride · Bankrate.com

Are you watching what you spend? If so, you have plenty of company.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015 9:12 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

An influx of new members may be doing more harm than good.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015 2:04 pm
By Steve Weisman · Bankrate.com

This shopping job isn’t real, and you’ve got the empty bank account to prove it.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015 1:39 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Four accused of committing “largest theft of consumer data from a U.S. financial institution” ever.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015 6:05 am
By Greg McBride · Bankrate.com

Fees and minimum balances can make interest-bearing checking a bad deal.

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