From checking account details to bank deals to little-known details on debit cards, you'll find smart banking basics here.
Compare the best CD rates available
Compare the best savings account rates available
Compare the best money market account rates available
Find the best banks and credit unions
Compare bank ratings and reviews for thousands of banks credit unions
About a third of Americans say hiding a financial account is worse than physical cheating, a recent survey finds.
New credit union networks make joining one more convenient.
Balancing your checking account shouldn’t take much time, but it can save you from high fees.
ATM’s are a convenient way to get cash, but they’re also a convenient way for crooks to get your cash
Bankrate’s exclusive survey shows the average courtesy overdraft fee is $29. Follow these steps to avoid the fees.
How you handle your checking and savings accounts can make a difference in 2008.
Here’s a look at the state of interest rates on five common consumer banking products and the latest rates from Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey of large banks and thrifts.
Bankrate’s Debit Card Study shows free rewards programs lag in benefits, and those with fees give better rewards.
Check the financial health of a bank, thrift or credit union before you give them your money.
The ATM provides plenty of convenience, but it often comes with a price tag in tow.
The Federal Reserve Rate cut gives HELOC owners reason to smile, as their rates will also decrease.