Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:25 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

The government is warning about scam artists it says are peddling phony Ebola cures.

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

As more consumers ditch checking accounts in favor of prepaid cards, some fraudsters are targeting cardholders in online scams. A recent New York Times┬ástory 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

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:54 am
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Scammers are setting up fake Facebook pages and possibly looting credit cards from the crash site following last week’s tragedy.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 6:05 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Investors must investigate the official letters after the name of an adviser or financial planner.

Wednesday, August 08, 2012 8:00 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

Looking for a good retirement location? What about avoiding summertime scams? We have your personal finance prescription ready for pickup today on Bankrate.com.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 8:00 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

Happy Hump Day! Today on Bankrate.com, find out how to receive benefits as a part-timer.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 5:24 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Homeowners deluged with offers of mortgage help don’t know who to trust.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 10:00 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

While these fraudsters probably won’t fool too many people, check fraud is serious business and costs banks close to $1 billion a year.

Thursday, May 24, 2012 10:38 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

If you see a text message congratulating you on your new $1,000 Walmart gift card, don’t be fooled.

Thursday, May 24, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Better Business Bureau advises military service members to beware of financial scams.

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