Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 1:39 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

These two simple steps can help keep your data — and your money — safe from hackers.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 6:00 am
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Companies are scrambling to grab a piece of a very small pie as they acquire or roll out mobile wallet platforms to take on Apple Pay.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 3:29 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Smartphone service providers are now forbidden from blocking access to legal content or deliberately slowing data transfer speeds.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 4:01 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Smartphone maker Samsung this week acquired mobile payments startup LoopPay.

Monday, February 16, 2015 6:00 am
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

The credit processing company says it wants to track your location using your smartphone to reduce declined transactions and prevent fraud.

Thursday, February 12, 2015 2:07 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

The kill switch, which allows smartphone owners to disable or erase a phone remotely, may be behind a huge drop in robberies, officials say.

Friday, February 06, 2015 2:06 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Our survey found 71 percent of Americans indicate they use a mobile device — like a smartphone or tablet — to access the Internet.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:25 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Cable giant Cablevision will offer a nationwide Wi-Fi only mobile service beginning next month. Here’s why it won’t keep cellular carriers up at night.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 3:37 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Should a bank be able to make an automated call to a smartphone without first verifying the phone number’s owner?

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 1:01 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

The social media network has partnered with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to send out information when a child has been abducted.

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