Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

In a move that could create further tension with banks but generate popularity with consumers wanting to vent, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing publishing more information on consumer complaints against banks. In particular, the CFPB wants to give customers the ability to publicly publish narratives of their experiences with a financial company. It

Monday, June 09, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

It is important to have a general idea as to how much your significant other has saved to determine your financial stability.

Friday, January 10, 2014 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Issues with closing or managing a bank account made up the bulk of complaints.

Friday, December 20, 2013 2:30 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

CFPB alleges an online lender engaged in abusive and deceptive lending practices.

Monday, November 04, 2013 5:53 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Consumer advocacy groups ask federal regulators to step up bank scrutiny.

Friday, November 01, 2013 2:18 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

U.S. court stops fake payday loan collectors operating in Cleveland, Atlanta.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Banks can report suspected elder financial abuse to proper authorities without fear of violating federal privacy notification and opt-out rules, federal agencies say.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 7:21 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The FDIC offers tips for seniors to manage their finances and protect against fraud.

Sunday, April 14, 2013 9:10 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

JP Morgan Chase is changing bank policies to try to help protect customers from payday lenders’ aggressive practices.

Tuesday, September 06, 2011 4:48 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, or BBB, is warning consumers about a magazine subscription service that allegedly debited consumers’ bank accounts without their permission, supposedly after mailing out notices about automatic renewals of magazine subscriptions. The company, Global Subscription Services, has an F rating with the BBB and operates with a Memphis, Tenn.,

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