Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 4:19 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

As the year winds down, consumers should tune into the debate over the fiduciary standard. The SEC may decide to move forward with the rule — or drop it.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 1:30 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

After the rules go into effect in 2016, it will be possible for investors to lose money in money market funds -– mainly institutional investors.

Monday, August 11, 2014 5:30 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Add the CFPB to the list of agencies warning consumers about the perils of cryptocurrencies.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 10:24 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The newest money market fund rules from the SEC could impose fees on investors and limit redemptions during times of stress.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:08 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The SEC has filed an action against a fake bank that allegedly defrauded investors out of millions.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 5:12 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

If you ever wondered why enforcement of securities regulations seemed toothless and impotent after the financial crisis, an outgoing SEC lawyer provides an answer.

Wednesday, December 04, 2013 5:29 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

A rule on a fiduciary standard for broker dealers is on hold but still alive.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 11:03 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The House of Representatives harms investors by passing a bill that purports to protect them.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Being famous provides no protection from being ripped off by a financial broker.

Monday, October 28, 2013 1:12 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Six federal agencies proposed new standards to assess financial companies’ workforce diversity.

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