Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, March 06, 2015 5:47 pm
By Claes Bell ·

To ensure the nation’s largest banks won’t crumble in the next big economic downturn, the Fed put the nation’s biggest banks through a tough stress test.

Thursday, October 31, 2013 10:10 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Federal Reserve proposed rule would require banks to hold minimum level of liquid assets.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 6:16 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

Banking industry groups want federal regulators to study Basel III risk weight capital requirements.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 5:01 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

U.S. Senate Banking Committee considers whether to go forward with Basel III capital requirements for U.S. banks.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 5:36 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

Federal banking regulators tell U.S. Senate Banking Committee Basel III capital standards still a work in progress.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Three new Federal Reserve proposals aim to improve the quality and quantity of bank capital.

Friday, March 11, 2011 2:52 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Most people calculate their net worth by adding up tangible assets such as stocks, bonds and real estate. But there’s an important element that many forget to factor into the wealth equation: human capital, which is another way of saying your future earning power. Business owners and managers are already familiar with the concept of

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:30 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

Do the world’s biggest banks need stricter capital requirements to strengthen their viability, discourage risky behavior and reduce the chances of another financial market meltdown? The question may seem far from most banking customers’ lives, but it’s not an academic exercise. In fact, the call for more and better capital is so clear that the Federal