Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 4:06 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

A new report alleges more campuses are marketing debit and prepaid cards over credit cards to shirk disclosure requirements.

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

The CFPB has an unlikely supporter of its proposal for tighter prepaid card regulations — Green Dot, the issuer of one of the most recognized prepaid cards in the country.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Along with knowing your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you should know your debts and credit account listings.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 6:00 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

There’s a loophole in the law that protects your bank debit card against errors, fraud and lost cards, and those protections don’t apply to most prepaid cards.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 10:30 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau calls out student loan serving companies for illegal practices.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 5:32 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Nearly one-third of all 25,800 complaints seniors sent to the CFPB pertained to debt collection.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

The CFPB is implementing a new rule that will allow certain banks and credit unions to stop sending privacy disclosures via standard mail. Do you understand your bank’s privacy policies?

Friday, October 17, 2014 4:36 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Even the president gets denied. Here’s what you can learn from his experience.

Friday, October 10, 2014 6:00 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

CFPB fined the bank nearly $3 million for false advertisements of “free” checking accounts.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 6:00 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Millions of Americans are excluded from the banking system due to reports that document their personal finance histories.

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