Karla Bowsher on December 13, 2017
The Federal Reserve just raised the federal funds rate again, which means interest rates will likely rise in 2018. Here’s how the move will impact anyone with savings or debt.
Karla Bowsher on October 4, 2017
Don’t accept checking account fees as a fact of banking life. You can prevent them from dinging your budget — and sometimes even get them reversed.
Karla Bowsher on July 26, 2017
Forget all the speculation about when the Federal Reserve will hike rates next: Your savings could be yielding twice as much interest. Here’s the secret.
Karla Bowsher on June 7, 2017
Just because a bank account or credit card is aimed at college students — or any other group — doesn’t mean it will save them money. But two types of institutions offer most everyone a deal.
Krystal Steinmetz on January 12, 2017
You can score $250 just by opening a new checking account with Wells Fargo. Read on for details.
Krystal Steinmetz on September 8, 2016
Federal regulators say bank workers secretly opened more than 2 million unauthorized accounts to boost their sales figures, leaving unwitting consumers on the hook for charges.
Karla Bowsher on May 6, 2016
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has announced a proposed new regulation that would help consumers bring class-action lawsuits against financial institutions.
Ari Cetron on July 10, 2015
Customers of this major U.S. bank can make cash withdrawals using just a smartphone. Here’s how it works, and why it’s more secure than the traditional system.
LowCards.com on February 25, 2010
No, it wasn’t your imagination. Your bank probably did raise rates and fees prior to submitting to the consumer protections enacted by the new law that went into force on February 22, 2010. And when you see the details, your blood will boil. Especially in light of the fact that taxpayers bailed out some of the same institutions now sticking it their customers.
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