Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 6:05 am
By Greg McBride ·

Looking for free checking? It may be as close as the nearest credit union.

Friday, October 10, 2014 6:00 pm
By David McMillin ·

CFPB fined the bank nearly $3 million for false advertisements of “free” checking accounts.

Friday, December 13, 2013 5:19 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

Consumers found more access to free checking after the Durbin Amendment, a study finds.

Monday, September 09, 2013 5:44 pm
By Claes Bell ·

Credit unions keep free checking, hoping to lure members in for the long haul.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 3:12 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

An American Bankers Association survey finds 55 percent of bank customers do not pay monthly account fees.

Friday, July 26, 2013 11:14 am
By David McMillin ·

A new survey reveals that more account holders are willing to pay for mobile banking tools.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 4:58 pm
By David McMillin ·

PNC is closing the door on its free checking program.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 6:00 pm
By Claes Bell ·

Despite many banks ending free checking, an FDIC data dump shows bank fee income is actually falling.

Saturday, March 02, 2013 6:05 am
By David McMillin ·

Banks have launched new advertisements that question whether credit unions are really helping the country.

Saturday, October 27, 2012 6:05 am
By David McMillin ·

A new survey of bank account balances shows that many consumers are keeping abnormally high amounts in their traditional checking accounts. Are you one of them?

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