Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, October 02, 2015 4:16 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

NASAA is proposing model legislation to protect vulnerable adults from financial exploitation.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

A fiduciary has to put his or her client’s interests first when it comes to providing investment advice. Employers providing 401(k) plans have had a fiduciary responsibility to the plan participants.

Friday, January 31, 2014 4:47 pm
By Allison Ross ·

Banks and financial services companies are bringing their A-games and their money to the Super Bowl.

Monday, November 11, 2013 4:00 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

The CFPB is gathering information about areas of concern in debt collection practices.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Banks can report suspected elder financial abuse to proper authorities without fear of violating federal privacy notification and opt-out rules, federal agencies say.

Friday, June 07, 2013 4:26 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

Report finds federal regulators have met some Dodd-Frank rule-making deadlines and missed others.

Friday, April 05, 2013 4:17 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

A Federal Reserve study finds a rising use of mobile phones and smartphones for mobile banking financial services.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 3:09 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA ·

With bonuses at the nation’s biggest banks starting to recover some of their former splendor, it might be tempting to think the aftereffects of the financial crisis are fading for many of the very institutions and individuals who helped create the crisis. But a survey of consumer sentiment from Corporate Executive Board Co. finds U.S. consumers

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 9:30 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Should U.S. banking regulators “serve the banks” or act as “restraints” on bank speculation? The contrast between the two views is stark, and the answer may seem obvious to some. Yet it’s clearly a sore subject of genuine disagreement between two high-profile politicians: Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., and Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., who happen to be