Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, November 01, 2014 8:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new report from the FDIC shows that fewer American households are unbanked. Find out why they don’t have traditional bank accounts.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 6:00 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Millions of Americans are excluded from the banking system due to reports that document their personal finance histories.

Sunday, October 05, 2014 10:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Wal-Mart is offering a new checking account. Will the big box retailer impact traditional banks and credit unions?

Saturday, September 27, 2014 8:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Beginning in October, you can open the doors at Walmart and open a new checking account. Is the new GoBank account right for you?

Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Hoping to grab more business, a rising number of bankers are turning to the unbanked and underbanked as opportunities for growth, according to a new survey. The KPMG Banking Outlook Survey, released Monday, surveyed 100 senior bank executives. It found that 23 percent see underbanked consumers as the greatest growth opportunity, a jump from the

Thursday, May 01, 2014 4:23 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

One of America’s biggest banks is hearing some moans from the adult film industry.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 4:27 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Occupy Wall Street organizers are raising funds to launch a prepaid debit card for unbanked consumers.

Monday, September 09, 2013 3:45 pm
By Steve Bucci · Bankrate.com

Are you one of the millions of “unbanked” Americans? If so, how are you managing your money?

Friday, December 21, 2012 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

An FDIC survey finds banks make efforts but could do more to offer services to unbanked and underbanked consumers.

Monday, September 24, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Some financial institutions are extending a hand to the unbanked for another chance to open checking accounts.

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