Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 2:41 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Javelin Research has an illuminating new report out this week on the state of mobile banking and its prospects for catching on with the general public. The biggest finding in the report was probably the massive growth in mobile banking in the past year: In the past 12 months, the number of consumers conducting mobile

Friday, August 26, 2011 12:30 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

If banking means powering up your smartphone, it’s time to get wise to which applications, or apps, are keeping your personal information secure. Digital forensics and security firm viaForensics conducted a mobile application security study to determine how well some of the most popular consumer apps protect sensitive data. Only 14 of 32 Android and iPhone financial

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 9:30 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A new survey of 15,000 people in the U.S. and Canada has found that banking customers have so far not embraced mobile banking. In fact, only a scant 1.7 percent of U.S. respondents said they preferred to use mobile banking for routine transactions. That figure wasn’t as dismal as the percentage who said they liked to