Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, February 18, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A sizable number of bank customers are “double-dipping” when it comes to paper and electronic account statements. Nearly 30 to 40 percent of bank customers who get electronic statements online also continue to receive paper duplicates by U.S. mail as well, according to a new study by Javelin Strategy & Research, released by NACHA –

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 9:49 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Your bank wants you to “turn off” your monthly paper-by-snail-mail statements and “turn on” online-only statements that don’t involve any paper, envelopes or postage. This switcheroo is good for the bank since it won’t have to incur the cost to print and mail out your statement every month. Of course, the online service isn’t cost-free,