Ready to rethink your relationship with your money? It's not as hard as you might think.
A new federal study shows how banks pile charges onto their customers, and offers ideas on how to avoid those charges.
And would you want to? We examine the good, the bad, and the challenging of life without plastic.
Expect less direct-mail advertising and a lot more social media and targeted ads, plus a big push for nontraditional bank customers.
If you use prepaid debit cards, be clear upfront what fees you will face. There will be plenty.
A growing number of consumers under the age of 35 are foregoing credit cards in favor of cash or debit cards to make purchases.
Here's what you need to know about your personal liability when someone fraudulently uses your plastic.
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