Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, April 11, 2013 5:33 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Some banks are now giving checking account holders the ability to shut down a debit card on their account through their smartphone app.

Friday, August 10, 2012 8:00 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

TGIF! Financial precautionary tales, savings bonds how-tos and much more, today on Bankrate.com.

Friday, August 26, 2011 12:30 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

If banking means powering up your smartphone, it’s time to get wise to which applications, or apps, are keeping your personal information secure. Digital forensics and security firm viaForensics conducted a mobile application security study to determine how well some of the most popular consumer apps protect sensitive data. Only 14 of 32 Android and iPhone financial