Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, October 26, 2012 12:00 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Mobile wallet providers risk turning the technology into the next Betamax.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 9:55 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Millions of Americans are opting out of bank accounts in favor of prepaid debit cards.

Friday, September 07, 2012 12:30 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

These products are not covered by laws requiring disclosure of fees and terms.

Saturday, August 25, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Will more prepaid cards begin popping up at credit unions?

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 10:10 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

To find out why millions live without basic banking services, I spoke with a bank executive charged with reaching the ‘unbanked.’