Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 2:00 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Since the financial crisis, banks have paid out more in fines and settlements than it cost to put a man on the moon.

Friday, March 07, 2014 10:23 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A look at investor risk tolerance and how Fed policy continues to steer investors toward riskier assets.

Friday, January 17, 2014 1:26 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Ben Bernanke, in his last public remarks as Fed chairman, defended quantitative easing and brushed aside concerns about inflation and capital losses.

Monday, December 16, 2013 3:32 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton says the Volcker Rule was needed to stop risky trades.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 5:51 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Federal regulators have given final approval to the Volcker Rule, intended to reduce risky activity by banks.

Friday, October 25, 2013 2:22 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan says he made mistakes but wouldn’t have done anything differently.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 7:43 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Corporate profits soar while household incomes drop. Who, exactly, is recovering from the financial crisis?

Friday, September 20, 2013 6:21 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The nation’s economy is still at risk from banks that are so large, they cannot be allowed to fail.

Monday, September 16, 2013 6:05 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Five years after the economy collapsed, the president gave a speech on all the work still ahead.

Friday, September 06, 2013 7:26 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Since the financial crisis, the country’s biggest banks have paid $100 billion in legal costs. But who really foots the bill?

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