Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:30 pm
By Allison Ross ·

Being a good Samaritan can be difficult, as Bankrate’s Jessica Patel found out recently. After finding a lost debit card on the subway, editor Patel called the number on the back to report it as lost. But rather than a quick phone call, she found herself facing Chase Bank’s automated phone system, which did not

Monday, June 02, 2014 11:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner ·

FINRA last week issued a warning to investors being contacted about high-yield CDs.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014 11:54 am
By Allison Ross ·

A new cybersecurity threat to ATMs allows thieves to make unlimited withdrawals.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:00 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Make sure your donations to Typhoon Haiyan victims go to legitimate groups.

Friday, September 13, 2013 7:03 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Scammers are trying to take advantage of the growing interest in medical marijuana.

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 2:27 pm
By Kay Bell ·

If you lose money in a scam, the IRS might be sympathetic. But the tax agency also wants any taxes that might arise from the fraudulent transaction.

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 5:23 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

A debt settlement services company allegedly misled consumers about fees and services.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 4:56 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The government is offering new instructional materials to help older people learn to avoid scams.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 2:16 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Safeguard your personal information this holiday shopping season. It could be used at tax time to file a fake return and steal your refund.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 1:14 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Con artists are creating fake charities for Superstorm Sandy victims to steal donations or donors’ identities.

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