Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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

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

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 10:59 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

An offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement is raising money to bail out the 99 percent.

Monday, October 24, 2011 3:03 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Tired of all the new fees popping up at large national banks? There’s a bank protest afoot that doesn’t involve camping, picketing or being gawked at by the national media. It’s called “Bank Transfer Day,” and it’s a social-media driven movement started by art gallery owner Kristin Christian. It aims to convince bank customers angered

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 11:47 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

So CD buyers may not actually be taking to the streets to protest low CD rates, but today’s ultra-low yields are a product of the same series of debacles that have spawned the Occupy Wall Street protests, which began last month in New York. There were a confluence of factors that contributed to the financial