Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 3:01 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

U.S. comptroller of the currency says banks can use technology to help fight money laundering.

Saturday, August 11, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new survey shows that mobile P2P transfers may inspire increased smartphone money management.

Friday, June 15, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Soon enough, you may be able to replace your debit card with your smartphone for setting up cash withdrawals.

Saturday, May 12, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

An alternative to the traditional banking model is slowly becoming available to new account holders.

Saturday, April 07, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Some forward-thinking banks are giving customers access to tellers via videoconferencing.

Thursday, April 05, 2012 9:31 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Chase has faced its share of troubles over the past week: a website outage and a technical glitch that led to double charges.

Saturday, November 05, 2011 12:30 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

While you may already be conducting some of your banking online, one company is hoping to help you do, well, pretty much everything without signing, sending or storing a single piece of paper. Today, Doxo, a digital file storage and e-payment company, announced additional features for its doxoPAY function that give users more control over

Sunday, October 02, 2011 12:30 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

The future of banking appears to be now. JPMorgan Chase announced the hiring of Susan Erlich as senior vice president of next generation payments last week. With more than a decade of experience at Citibank and Providian Financial, Erlich will be responsible for overseeing the bank’s creation of new payments services and solutions for consumers,

Friday, September 30, 2011 3:38 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Some small banks are wising up to smartphone check deposits. This week, First Tennessee Bank unveiled a new service that lets its checking account holders deposit paper checks via an iPhone. The service functions like other mobile deposit services you’ve probably seen. Simply take a picture with your iPhone, and send the image to the

Sunday, September 11, 2011 10:37 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Home health care technology for people who are living in retirement ought to be a business opportunity that’s taking off like a rocket, but that apparently isn’t the case. Consultancy McKinsey & Co. analyzed what they saw as an enormous missed opportunity and offered a few insights that might be useful for those of us

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