Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, August 22, 2014 2:30 pm
By David McMillin ·

Worried that technology is going to replace your local bank branch? Fear not. A new survey from the American Bankers Association reveals that physical branches remain the second most popular method for banking customers to manage their accounts. In fact, this year’s survey shows that more people prefer going to bank branches than they did in 2013

Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:00 am
By Allison Ross ·

Hoping to grab more business, a rising number of bankers are turning to the unbanked and underbanked as opportunities for growth, according to a new survey. The KPMG Banking Outlook Survey, released Monday, surveyed 100 senior bank executives. It found that 23 percent see underbanked consumers as the greatest growth opportunity, a jump from the

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

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 ·

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 ·

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 ·

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 ·

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

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

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

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

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 ·

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

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