Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 4:26 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

The big selling point for arbitration has been that reducing legal costs by blocking customer lawsuits would result in lower prices for consumers. But that hasn’t been the case.

Friday, December 20, 2013 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

CFPB research shows that large banks are more likely to use arbitration clauses.

Friday, November 30, 2012 6:32 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Most big banks require customers to sign away their right to sue them in court. Instead, customers looking for justice will face arbitration. But is that fair?