Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, November 01, 2014 8:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new report from the FDIC shows that fewer American households are unbanked. Find out why they don’t have traditional bank accounts.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has revised a warning to banks about dealing with potentially fraudulent businesses, eliminating a list of sample merchants it said may warrant special scrutiny. The FDIC said that the list of risky merchants, which included certain telemarketers, pornography businesses, coin dealers, payday lenders and online gambling companies, was not meant

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 4:01 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Banks at risk of failure declined for the 12th consecutive quarter, according to the FDIC.

Friday, April 11, 2014 3:38 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

A D.C.-area food truck is offering two flavors of cupcakes in honor of Community Banking Month.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 12:07 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve and FDIC post public portions of banking companies’ resolution plans.

Friday, January 17, 2014 4:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank plan to quit offering their customers advances on direct deposits, in accordance with guidelines from federal regulators.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 4:05 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Banks say they are reviewing guidance from regulators that could affect their deposit advance offerings.

Friday, December 06, 2013 11:02 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

The number of banks in the U.S. is the smallest ever recorded by the FDIC.

Thursday, December 05, 2013 9:43 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

FDIC reports progress toward implementing its authority to liquidate troubled and systemically crucial financial companies.

Thursday, December 05, 2013 9:13 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Federal regulators tell banks and thrifts to assess risks of deposit advance loans.

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