Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, July 11, 2014 4:30 pm
By David McMillin ·

A nonprofit citizen advocacy group wants to know why the US Department of Justice isn’t filing criminal charges against big banks.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 3:43 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

Banks and thrifts achieved their 15th consecutive quarter of year-over-year earnings growth.

Saturday, April 27, 2013 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

U.S. Treasury Under-Secretary Mary Miller says federal government will not bail out “to big too fail” banks.

Friday, April 26, 2013 7:05 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

A GAO report finds that some ATM fees increased from 2007 to 2012.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012 4:52 pm
By Claes Bell ·

When it comes to how their customers perceive them, banks and other financial institutions still have a lot of work to do to repair the damage caused by the financial crisis. According to the latest study by Corporate Executive Board, North American consumers, by a 13-point margin, say they have little or no overall confidence

Monday, December 20, 2010 9:30 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

“December the 7th, 2010. Let’s withdraw our money!” That’s the proclamation that was bannered across the Bankrun2010 website and called the world’s citizens to remove their money from banks earlier this month. The campaign hasn’t been all that successful, and the idea certainly may seem more likely to cause harm than good. But the fact that even a