A new digital-payment platform lets customers make purchases on the Web -- even if they don't have credit or debit cards.
The stores' new 'Pay With Cash' program lets customers reserve items online for in-store cash pickup.
The average cost of overdraft fees has risen over the past four years, but banks are earning less revenue from overdrafts.
A new study indicates that banking customers are increasingly willing to use their smartphones for certain banking needs.
Some restaurants now ask for credit cards to confirm reservations -- and charge people if they don't show up for their dinner date.
The big banks are trying to entice the not-quite-rich with these no-fee checking accounts. But what are you really getting when you sign up?
It doesn't mean the bank is in poor shape. However, to be on the safe side, be certain all of your deposits are FDIC-insured.
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Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
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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.
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Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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