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News Tagged - 'banks'

The Role Your Bank Plays in Protecting Your Finances


It’s frustrating, but your bank may be trying to help you by declining some credit card charges. Here’s what to do to make it easier.

Barclays Shareholders Think Ethics, Bonuses

April 25, 2013

Barclays continues its efforts of trying to repair its image. Can CEO Antony Jenkins pull it off?

ING Direct: Just Call Us Capital One 360

February 5, 2013

For ING Direct’s one million customers, there’s a new player in the game and it’s a familiar credit card name: Capital One

American Express Serve Prepaid Card

January 22, 2013

The Amex Serve prepaid card has a lot of reasons why it should be a strong contender for your business. Here are a few of those reasons.

Wall Street 2012: A Look Back

December 24, 2012

In a word, “unpredictable” is best used to describe the year on Wall Street. Here’s how the money movers made it happen.

Morgan Stanley Hit With $5M Fine

December 19, 2012

Morgan Stanley is facing its second massive fine this year. This time, the Facebook IPO brouhaha is cited as the reason for the $5 million fine.

Fiscal Cliff Just One Unfinished Reform

November 14, 2012

The fiscal cliff is front and center on the evening news, but there’s more financial legislation at risk, too.

Update on Banks Extending Waivers for Sandy Victims

November 5, 2012

Many of the banks affected by Hurricane Sandy are at least partly opened for consumers. They all have extended courtesy fee waivers, which means many won’t face credit card payment late fees or NSF charges.

Reexamining Prepaid Cards

September 27, 2012

The recent boost in prepaid card popularity somehow slipped under the radar of some consumers as well as industry experts alike. They are so popular, in fact, that some people prefer them over traditional checking accounts!

Revisions in 2009 CARD Act

September 24, 2012

A poorly-worded clause in the 2009 CARD Act would eliminate problems securing a credit card by stay at home parents and possible domestic abuse victims.

Bridge Loans & 5 Reasons They’re Worthwhile

September 5, 2012

It’s no secret these days that Americans are struggling with the credit ratings. Many are rebuilding after a devastating few years, courtesy of the recession and others are recovering from job losses and foreclosures. Either way, you might can benefit …