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Banks & Banking

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What we know about the alleged SunTrust data breach Protect Your Identity April 23, 2018
Another day, another data breach... And another instance of a bank taking the weak posture of offering free identity protection…
Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo slammed with $1 billion in fines for mortgage, auto loan abuses Scams & Rip-Offs April 20, 2018
Wells Fargo has been hit with $1 billion in fines due to a number of unsavory banking practices, like charging…
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Mega Millions, what? Credit union program enters you in jackpot drawing for each deposit you make Money & Credit March 28, 2018
The Mega Millions jackpot now sits at an estimated $502 million heading into Friday night's drawing. That's no doubt going…
Why the ‘official bank’ of your campus is likely the wrong bank to do business with
Why the ‘official bank’ of your campus is likely the wrong bank to do business with Banks & Banking March 23, 2018
When you're at a college, have you ever noticed there seems to be one bank that has a lockdown on…
Wells Fargo
Report: Wells Fargo facing new action over alleged auto insurance abuses Insurance March 15, 2018
In what seems to be a never-ending saga of customer abuse, here's the latest chapter for Wells Fargo... The embattled…
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Who says physical banking is dead? Bank of America to open 500+ new branches Banks & Banking February 27, 2018
Maybe those rumors about the demise of bank branches are being greatly exaggerated, after all. While some big banks are…
Customers outraged after BB&T ‘malfunction’ locks them out of their accounts
Customers outraged after BB&T ‘malfunction’ locks them out of their accounts Banks & Banking February 23, 2018
BB&T Bank was the subject of customer anger for a second straight day Friday in the midst of an "equipment…
3 things you should never pay for with a credit card!
3 things you should never pay for with a credit card! Money & Credit February 22, 2018
When it comes to using credit cards, it's important to understand both the perks and the risks. Just like with…
Clark Your Life: A guide to a healthier, wealthier 2018
Clark Your Life: A guide to a healthier, wealthier 2018 Money & Credit January 26, 2018
Are you ready to take control of your financial life? We're here to help! Financial change is all about discipline.…
Walmart now allows workers to collect pay in real time
Walmart now allows workers to collect pay in real time Jobs & Employment December 14, 2017
Ever heard the phrase "more month than money" to describe times when you run out of cash before the next…
5 ways Wells Fargo ripped people off in 2017
5 ways Wells Fargo ripped people off in 2017 Banks & Banking December 1, 2017
Big banks. Two words that make consumer expert Clark Howard's skin crawl! And no "giant monster mega-bank" — as Clark…
Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo offers a new way to get out of overdraft charges Banks & Banking November 15, 2017
Got direct deposit with Wells Fargo? The bank is offering a new program that will scrub overdraft charges from your…
Guess who’s paying the most in checking account fees…
Guess who’s paying the most in checking account fees… Banks & Banking November 3, 2017
U.S. consumers with household income of $30,000 and less a year pay an average of $31 a month in checking…
Wells Fargo Greenhouse app
Wells Fargo’s new app will eliminate overdraft fees for users Banks & Banking November 3, 2017
Considering their reputation for sneaky fees, poor customer service and paying you next to diddly-squat on your deposits, the nation's…
Scam alert: Fake email from your bank could rob you blind
Scam alert: Fake email from your bank could rob you blind Mobile & Electronics October 22, 2017
A new email purporting to be from Bank of America claims that your online ID is about to be terminated…
Study: Two-thirds of Americans don’t know bank overdraft protection is optional
Study: Two-thirds of Americans don’t know bank overdraft protection is optional Banks & Banking October 17, 2017
Banks have a certain air of authority in their correspondence with customers — and why wouldn't they? The banking industry…
Why I switched banks | Getting more bang for my bucks!
Why I switched banks | Getting more bang for my bucks! Banks & Banking October 4, 2017
Working with Team Clark, I've learned a lot about online banks and credit unions and how they typically have fewer…
Write a check to pay the credit card bill
Tired of being nickel and dimed? | Where to get truly free checking Banks & Banking October 2, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement, and make…
How to find the best CD rates | Getting the best interest
How to find the best CD rates | Getting the best interest Money & Credit September 3, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
How to dispute an error on your credit report and win
How to dispute an error on your credit report and win Money & Credit August 18, 2017
If your credit report contains errors, you owe it to yourself to clean it up. While it can be somewhat…
How to invest using peer-to-peer lending
How to invest using peer-to-peer lending Money & Credit August 14, 2017
One of the more popular ways to invest these day is through peer-to-peer lending. Many borrowers are avoiding traditional bank…
Small business owners
Small business owners: Leverage online banks for greater profits Online Banking August 10, 2017
If you’re a small business owner, I have some good news for you. You can easily reconstitute your banking relationships…
Wells Fargo
Lawsuit claims Wells Fargo engaged in auto insurance fraud Banks & Banking August 1, 2017
Wells Fargo & Co may be in more trouble after a new lawsuit accuses the banking giant of racketeering violations…
Beware of pump and dump stock scams that will leave you broke
Beware of pump and dump stock scams that will leave you broke Scams & Rip-Offs May 11, 2017
More scams to watch out for: The simplest, most effective way to prevent debit fraud Top 10 financial scams targeting…
13,000 Wells Fargo ATMs are ready to go cardless
13,000 Wells Fargo ATMs are ready to go cardless Money & Credit March 22, 2017
The phrase 'don't leave home without it' is about to pertain more to your phone than the plastic in your…
How the Fed rate hike will impact you and your wallet
How the Fed rate hike will impact you and your wallet Money & Credit March 18, 2017
The Federal Reserve’s move this week to raise a key interest rate signals one thing for consumers — brace yourself for…
How can you get an interest rate lowered or late fees waived? Just ask!
How can you get an interest rate lowered or late fees waived? Just ask! Money & Credit January 19, 2017
Ask and you shall receive! Well, it may not work every time, but it works a lot more than you…
Woman loses $2,900 by cardless transaction fraud at Chase ATM
Woman loses $2,900 by cardless transaction fraud at Chase ATM Money & Credit January 9, 2017
Using your mobile phone to withdraw money at an ATM instead of a traditional card can carry with it some…
Google Wallet lets you send cash to friends from your phone
Google Wallet lets you send cash to friends from your phone Mobile & Electronics November 8, 2016
Google Wallet wants to be your go-to source for sending money to anyone in the U.S. using just their phone…
The best reward credit cards
The best reward credit cards Money & Credit November 2, 2016
It's not easy to find the best reward credit cards. There are hundreds of different reward cards offered by the…
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