An amendment to the banking reform bill would tie the fees to the actual cost of providing the service.
That's particularly true of big-bank customers. Those of smaller banks are generally happier and more loyal.
Some people believe that online banks are inherently less safe and less accessible.
Why do you suppose most bankers aren't trying as hard as these Texans to modify troubled mortgages?
Every year hundreds of thousands of consumers complain to the FTC. Here's how to avoid some of their most common problems.
A plan to write off some debt for 'underwater' borrowers elicits anger but also stories from people who find themselves stuck.
A ladder lets you take advantage of higher interest rates while preserving liquidity.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2013 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Quotes are real-time for NASDAQ, NYSE and AMEX. See delay times for other exchanges.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Thomson Reuters (click for restrictions). Real-time quotes provided by BATS Exchange. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Interactive Data Real-Time Services. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by SIX Financial Information.
All hail the bull market, which ended the week with a big rally. But it also is starting to look a little like 1987, which suffered an epic blow-out.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
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.
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.