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.

Friday, December 02, 2011 12:59 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Bank clinginess is an underrated factor in why a lot of people stay with banks they don’t like. Between the difficulty of transferring bill pay and other services, and banks’ fussy rules on how exactly an account can be closed, banks tend to get all “Fatal Attraction” (or “Fear,” if you prefer your psychotic paramours