Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A six-step plan to switch your direct deposits, checks and automatic withdrawals from your old bank to a new one.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 5:10 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

It’s no accident that moving your checking account can be kind of a pain. As I’ve pointed out on this blog before, banks promote direct deposit and bill pay in part because it makes switching banks much more difficult. Would-be bank switchers have to coordinate moving over their various direct deposits and automatic bill payments