Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, March 19, 2015 1:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The megabanks, Chase, Bank of America and so on, typically have little incentive to pay high CD rates.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:40 am
By Claes Bell, CFA ·

A poll released this week by the Progressive Change Institute showed 58 percent of Americans support breaking up big banks like Citigroup.

Thursday, February 27, 2014 2:21 pm
By Allison Ross ·

The Consumer Banking Insights Study found that resentment toward big banks lingers among consumers.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 4:36 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

An Independent Community Bankers of America report criticizes the impact of so-called too-big-to-fail megabanks.

Thursday, April 25, 2013 6:15 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA ·

A new bill designed to end the danger of banks being “too big to fail” would force megabanks to carry more capital or shrink themselves down to size.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 3:30 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA ·

An improbable bipartisan push to rein in megabanks is gathering steam on Capitol Hill.

Friday, February 08, 2013 3:18 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA ·

Bank of America’s CEO recently sent a letter to the bank’s 270,000 employees urging them to improve customer service. But is service a big deal?

Thursday, February 07, 2013 5:05 pm
By David McMillin ·

Community banks are asking lawmakers on Capitol Hill to ease the burden of regulation.