Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, February 07, 2013 5:05 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Community banks are asking lawmakers on Capitol Hill to ease the burden of regulation.

Saturday, November 05, 2011 2:00 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

TD Bank announced it will raise fees in certain areas today, but the Northeast-based banking institution’s increases impact some unexpected services. Here’s a breakdown of the changes, which go into effect next month. Excessive savings account withdrawals (six allowed free each month): $9 for each additional remote transaction. Wire transfers: $15, previously $10. Certified checks: $8,

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 9:30 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Consumers may have a lot on their minds when they interact with their bank. After all, overdraft fees, free checking accounts and loan foreclosures are just a few of the controversial subjects that affect many banking customers in one way or another. But what do banks – or more correctly, bankers — think about? It’s an