Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 12:43 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A banking giant has big plans for a smaller teller force. Will other banks follow?

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 1:03 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

One of the biggest banks in the UK is laying off 1,700 branch employees.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 5:55 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

One of America’s biggest banks is testing a new pop-up branch concept. Will it work?

Friday, July 19, 2013 5:59 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

There are only two escalators in America’s least populous state, and they’re both there to add a touch of class to banks.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 6:22 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Young or old, most Americans now gravitate toward doing their banking business online.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 5:43 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Wells Fargo is testing how account holders react to a much smaller bank branch.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:58 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Banks and many of their borrowers will be significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Find out how regulators are advising the banking industry on the situation.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012 2:54 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

If your bank closed or sold some of its branches last year, you weren’t alone. In fact, the total number of bank branches in the U.S. declined in 2011, after years during which the number of bank locations expanded. Still, the drop in branch locations didn’t stop some banks from expanding their reach or adding

Thursday, December 15, 2011 12:00 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Online and mobile banking might be all the rage, but young people still conduct banking transactions at bank branches as well. That’s according to a recent report, “Maximizing Financial Relationships with Gen Y,” by Synergistics Research, a financial services marketing research company in Atlanta. The report found that branches and ATMs still account for a

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 2:19 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

This week Bank of America became the latest large bank to announce mass layoffs in an attempt to cut costs and improve profitability. From Dan Fitzpatrick at The Wall Street Journal: Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Brian Moynihan announced a $5 billion cost-pruning plan that includes 30,000 job cuts. Bank of America will cut

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