Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, October 03, 2014 4:15 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA ·

Chase admitted yesterday that data from 76 million households and 7 million businesses were compromised by hackers.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 3:35 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Louisiana residents who got tax refunds via the state’s My Refund Visa debit card might have been hacked.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:00 pm
By Allison Ross ·

A number of U.S. banks, including JPMorgan Chase, were hit earlier this month by cyberattacks.

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

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

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 12:43 pm
By David McMillin ·

A banking giant has big plans for a smaller teller force. Will other banks follow?

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 3:07 pm
By David McMillin ·

JPMorgan Chase is going to pay big time for its involvement with Bernard Madoff.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 4:27 pm
By David McMillin ·

Occupy Wall Street organizers are raising funds to launch a prepaid debit card for unbanked consumers.

Saturday, June 16, 2012 12:00 pm
By David McMillin ·

The CEO of JPMorgan Chase appeared before Congress this week, apologizing for big mistakes that translated to big losses.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012 2:56 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA ·

JPMorgan Chase became the latest bank to settle a nationwide suit concerning the infamous “courtesy” overdraft fees. From Jonathan Stempel of Reuters: JPMorgan Chase & Co has agreed to pay $110 million to settle consumer litigation accusing it of charging excessive overdraft fees. The largest U.S. bank by assets joined Bank of America Corp and

Monday, October 31, 2011 4:17 pm
By David McMillin ·

In another victory for account holders, one more of America’s biggest banks has canceled its plans to charge for debit card use. Atlanta-based SunTrust announced that it no longer plans to charge a monthly fee for using a check card. If you’re a SunTrust checking account holder, here’s some additional good news: You can expect

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