Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

While employers can save money by using payroll cards, their employees can easily lose due to excessive fees. Some lawmakers in New York are standing up to protect those workers.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 9:14 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Bank of America is refunding about $738 million to customers in addition to $45 million in penalties.

Friday, January 10, 2014 11:18 am
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Target’s breach worsens, affecting an additional 70 million customers.

Thursday, December 19, 2013 4:39 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Should the public know the details of financial contracts between banks and universities?

Thursday, August 22, 2013 5:35 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A Federal Reserve report takes a look at use of prepaid cards to disperse government benefits.

Thursday, July 25, 2013 5:57 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Consumers enjoying summer vacations must still take steps to protect themselves against identity theft.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 5:33 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Some banks are now giving checking account holders the ability to shut down a debit card on their account through their smartphone app.

Friday, March 08, 2013 2:52 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve won’t adjust the Durbin Amendment caps on debit card swipe fees.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012 3:47 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Are more consumers using debt responsibly, or have the low performers been weeded out?

Thursday, September 13, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A FICO analysis finds a rise in card-not-present fraud outpacing card counterfeiting.