Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, March 08, 2013 2:52 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve won’t adjust the Durbin Amendment caps on debit card swipe fees.

Friday, August 31, 2012 12:03 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Leave tips in the jar with a credit card, pay less for gas with a Walmart card, and pay more for airfare with a credit card.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 6:00 am
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Walmart urged other merchants to reject a proposed settlement over credit card swipe fees. Whose side are you on?

Thursday, December 22, 2011 10:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A new research paper, “Where’s the Debit Discount?” has concluded debit card swipe fee caps mandated by the Durbin Amendment haven’t resulted in price savings for consumers. The 17-page paper was published by the Electronic Payments Coalition, or EPC, a group of banking industry associations, banks, credit cards and debit payment-processing companies. The paper states