Here are 3 reasons to limit your use of credit card cash advances to extreme emergencies -- if you use them at all.
Debit card fraud is growing -- and it's partly because we keep picking numbers that are simple to remember (and to figure out). Here's what to avoid.
Banks are saving money by replacing tellers with technology, which could mean savings for customers who embrace teller-free banking.
Bank fee revenues are down, so banks are again raising overdraft fees to make up their losses. Here's how to avoid the fees.
Visa is conducting a test in Arizona to see if gift cards dispensed by ATMs will catch on with customers.
It has some nice features, but consumers who opt for a prepaid card could do better elsewhere.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Joe Cantrell says he faces charges after trying to take advantage of the retailer's policy.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.