Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, November 22, 2014 7:00 am
By David McMillin ·

The latest report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index shows that banking customers are growing more frustrated with bank fees.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 6:30 pm
By David McMillin ·

A new survey reveals some surprising findings about millennials and their banking preferences. Should big banks be worried?

Friday, December 27, 2013 6:05 am
By David McMillin ·

A new study shows that account holders are feeling more satisfied with their banks this year.

Friday, December 13, 2013 5:19 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

Consumers found more access to free checking after the Durbin Amendment, a study finds.

Friday, March 15, 2013 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

A community banking trade group plans to lobby for less government regulation.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 9:56 am
By Claes Bell ·

Large banks lag behind small banks when it comes to CD rates, according to a new report.

Monday, December 03, 2012 5:03 pm
By David McMillin ·

Is the proposal to increase business lending powers for credit unions a risk to the financial system?

Friday, November 09, 2012 5:07 pm
By David McMillin ·

A new report shows that small banks have embraced the new generation of banking technologies, but their account holders seem to be lagging behind.

Friday, September 23, 2011 12:58 pm
By David McMillin ·

While the status of Capital One’s acquisition of ING Direct remains on hold, the smaller players in the banking industry are voicing a concern over adding another member to the too-big-to-fail, or TBTF, club. At the Federal Reserve’s hearing about the proposed acquisition earlier this week, a representative from the Independent Community Bankers of America, or

Thursday, September 08, 2011 4:27 pm
By David McMillin ·

For some community banks in Georgia, the past three years have marked a sour period in the Peach State. Over the Labor Day weekend, the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance closed two small institutions, Cumming-based Patriot Bank and Woodstock-based Creekside Bank. The two closings bring the tally for bank failures in Georgia to a

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