Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, April 11, 2014 10:59 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The largest banks are doing a better job with their disclosure policies, according to a study.

Friday, March 07, 2014 4:43 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

BofA is launching a new checking account that lacks one traditional feature: overdraft fees.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:15 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new study reveals that, when it comes to checking accounts, where you live counts.

Monday, October 28, 2013 2:00 pm
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Many of us wing it when it comes to our bank balances. But here are three reasons you should reconcile your account.

Thursday, August 15, 2013 7:49 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

A Florida man decides to take matters into his own hands and makes a withdrawal via bank robbery.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds opting in to overdraft services can be costly to consumers.

Thursday, February 14, 2013 2:25 pm
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Saying “no” to debt can help you save money in the long run.

Thursday, August 30, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Four important tips for consumers who’ve recently opened a new bank checking account.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Should the CFPB impose new rules on checking account overdraft programs? The Credit Union National Association says no.

Saturday, July 07, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Most consumers understand the consequences of returned payments and want their bank to pay important transactions — even if it results in an overdraft. That’s assuming, however, the same fee will be charged regardless of whether the transaction is paid. That’s according to a new study of overdraft payment services by the Independent Community Bankers of

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