Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has revised a warning to banks about dealing with potentially fraudulent businesses, eliminating a list of sample merchants it said may warrant special scrutiny. The FDIC said that the list of risky merchants, which included certain telemarketers, pornography businesses, coin dealers, payday lenders and online gambling companies, was not meant

Friday, May 23, 2014 12:16 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Some nonbanks have “systemic flaws” in how they treat consumers, the CFPB says.

Thursday, January 23, 2014 2:16 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The wireless provider is venturing further into banking with its new Mobile Money service.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 8:59 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Center for Responsible Lending reports that regulators are cracking down on payday lenders.

Sunday, April 14, 2013 9:10 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

JP Morgan Chase is changing bank policies to try to help protect customers from payday lenders’ aggressive practices.