Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 6:00 pm
By Claes Bell ·

The CFPB is working on a tool to help colleges strike deals with banks that don’t stick students with high fees and skimpy features.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:00 am
By David McMillin ·

While kids may tune out parents on plenty of subjects, a new survey shows that Mom and Dad still matter when it comes to personal finance advice.

Monday, August 11, 2014 2:00 pm
By David McMillin ·

As more consumers ditch checking accounts in favor of prepaid cards, some fraudsters are targeting cardholders in online scams. A recent New York Times story by Matthew Goldstein highlights that one particular financial product seems to have become the focus of regulators. It’s called MoneyPak, and it’s known as a “cash top-up card.” Rather than working

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

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

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

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

Monday, November 25, 2013 3:53 pm
By David McMillin ·

A big name just joined the prepaid card industry.

Friday, November 22, 2013 1:25 pm
By Janna Herron ·

Should you take that gift card overseas or save room for a spare credit card?

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

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

Thursday, August 22, 2013 5:35 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

A Federal Reserve report takes a look at use of prepaid cards to disperse government benefits.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 6:03 pm
By David McMillin ·

For $20 per year, a new prepaid card will help protect seniors from scams.

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