Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, November 18, 2011 12:40 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

How much do Americans spend on ATM fees each year? If you don’t know the answer, don’t worry. The vast majority of Americans don’t know, either, according to a new survey conducted by Ally Bank. In results released on Thursday, only 9 percent of more than 1,000 respondents answered correctly: $7 billion in 2010. More

Monday, July 26, 2010 1:46 pm
By Jim Wang · Bankrate.com

Have you ever wondered why a high yield savings account at ING Direct or Ally Bank can pay interest rates that are 10 to 20 times more than your local brick and mortar? When your local bank offers 0.01 percent APY on your savings account and an online bank offers 1.5 percent APY, it seems

Thursday, June 24, 2010 3:51 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Remember subprime? The billions of dollars worth of credit card, mortgage and auto loan debt that turned out to be completely toxic? Well it looks like General Motors is pushing to get back into subprime and party like it’s 2006. CBS News has a story this week on how General Motors is negotiating with banks

Tags: Ally, Cars, GM