Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, June 27, 2016 6:11 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Those with deposits in U.S. subsidiaries of British banks may be a little stressed watching the drama of Brexit unfold, but your money is probably going to be OK.

Friday, June 24, 2016 10:59 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

The fallout from Brexit won’t stop at the U.K.’s shores. American savers will likely see a return to normal yields further delayed for these 2 big reasons.

Friday, June 10, 2016 12:24 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

New legislation unveiled by House Republicans to repeal and replace Dodd-Frank might be a first-100-days priority in a Trump administration.

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Friday, June 03, 2016 5:00 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

In an age of instantaneous fraud, handing out little pieces of paper with all your important checking account information may not be a good idea anymore.

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Thursday, June 02, 2016 3:49 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

The FDIC’s normally dry Quarterly Banking Report did contain a couple of interesting nuggets for savers that offer some hope for higher rates down the road.

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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

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