Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 4:14 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Capital One is changing the way it uses information from the ChexSystems database, and it’s good news for consumers who have not been able to open checking accounts due to some previous personal finance mistakes.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:58 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Study: Here’s why Americans believe prepaid cards are great for personal finances.

Saturday, March 08, 2014 6:05 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Prepaid card issuers are feeling new pressure to offer clear fee descriptions.

Friday, March 07, 2014 4:43 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

BofA is launching a new checking account that lacks one traditional feature: overdraft fees.

Friday, March 07, 2014 4:13 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

A dead Michigan woman wasn’t discovered for six years, revealing a pitfall of automatic bill-pay.

Thursday, January 23, 2014 2:16 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The wireless provider is venturing further into banking with its new Mobile Money service.

Friday, December 20, 2013 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

CFPB research shows that large banks are more likely to use arbitration clauses.

Friday, December 13, 2013 5:19 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Consumers found more access to free checking after the Durbin Amendment, a study finds.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:15 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new study reveals that, when it comes to checking accounts, where you live counts.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 3:05 pm
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

Couples manage money in various ways. Here are three options for combining finances.

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