Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, October 18, 2010 9:30 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

If there were a Hollywood Walk of Fame for banks, savings and loan associations and credit unions, would your banking institution have a star with its name on it? There is, of course, a way to find out, and that is’s quarterly Safe and Sound Ratings report on the safety and soundness of more than

Thursday, July 22, 2010 10:11 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Is your bank safe and sound? Or should you be worried that your bank might fail and be taken over or sold off by the government? Few people actually lose money in bank failures, thanks to the protection of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. But a bank failure can be stressful as the bank will