Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, May 23, 2016 4:28 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

A crew of over 100 criminals targeted Japanese ATMs with 14,000 fraudulent withdrawals in just over 2 hours, exposing ATM security weaknesses.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:05 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Rising-rate CDs are great for banks. For customers? Not so much.

Friday, April 29, 2016 2:18 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Faced with customer complaints of discrimination, Venmo and its parent company have made efforts to prevent future false positives in enforcing U.S. sanctions.

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Monday, April 25, 2016 10:57 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Skimming attacks on ATMs rose by more than 500% last year, as thieves adapted to ATM operators attempts to shut them down.

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Friday, April 01, 2016 6:46 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Want to use a debit card in Cuba? Have I got a bank for you — the operative word being “a.” Just 1 U.S. bank can currently issue a debit card that’s usable in Cuba: Stonegate Bank, based in Pompano Beach, Florida. Why Stonegate does it To find out how a bank with just over

Thursday, March 31, 2016 5:23 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

A bizarre mix-up over a dog’s name sheds light on the massive screening effort going on behind the scenes to choke off funding to ISIS.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016 3:53 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

A student on scholarship to learn coding was detained by police at a check-cashing store for trying to cash his stipend.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016 6:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

A big-bank breakup may sound a little scary for accountholders who value safety and soundness. But would customers even notice being spun off?

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Friday, March 18, 2016 10:45 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

A dramatic video shows how thieves are able to install a card skimmer in seconds. Find out how skimming continues to flourish even after chip cards.

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Monday, March 14, 2016 9:59 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

U.S. officials are starting to take a closer look at tech companies that are having a bigger and bigger impact on the financial services industry.

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