Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 4:14 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Capital One is changing the way it uses information from the ChexSystems database, and it’s good news for consumers who have not been able to open checking accounts due to some previous personal finance mistakes.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:15 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new study reveals that, when it comes to checking accounts, where you live counts.

Monday, October 07, 2013 6:05 am
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

Short on funds for the holidays? Start saving now — for this year and next.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 3:12 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

An American Bankers Association survey finds 55 percent of bank customers do not pay monthly account fees.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Banks need to notify their customers that expanded deposit insurance for noninterest-bearing transaction accounts is set to expire Dec. 31.

Monday, October 01, 2012 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

A second payment was made to the Ponzi scheme victims, but was it enough?