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THIS is What Banks are Doing to Lure Customers?

THIS is What Banks are Doing to Lure Customers?

Either we have significantly underestimated the power of gambling in some folks or what the banks are doing isn’t even close to what consumers need; it’s sorely lacking a true sense of where the nation is when it comes to …





Our Favorite Financial Tweets

Our Favorite Financial Tweets

Who doesn’t love Twitter, right? Sometimes, we just throw it out there and toss out a few hashtags just to see who’s saying what. We’re never disappointed, either. We thought we’d check in again and see what’s what in the …





Credit Card Cramming

Credit Card Cramming

The Federal Trade Commission revealed a fast growing consumer alert last week. It includes a relatively unheard of fraud, “cramming”. It’s not necessarily new, though there has been an uptick in these types of crimes and this has the financial …





New Bank ATMs Allow $1 and $5 Bills

New Bank ATMs Allow $1 and $5 Bills

A couple of the country’s biggest banks are in the process of introducing new ATMs that allow their customers to withdraw in increments of $1 and $5. Is this a good idea or just another way for big banks to …





Bernie Madoff Giving Financial Advice?

Bernie Madoff Giving Financial Advice?

Bernie Madoff may be resigning himself to the fact that a jail cell will likely be the last home he ever lives in, but he’s making the most of it apparently.





Former Anonymous Spokesperson Indicted for Credit Card Fraud

Former Anonymous Spokesperson Indicted for Credit Card Fraud

Barrett Brown, the former spokesperson for Anonymous, has been indicted for trafficking in credit card numbers. The news broke late last week and reads, in part, that Brown “did knowingly traffic in more than five authentication features knowing that such …





Jamie Dimon: Behind JPMorgan Chase

Jamie Dimon: Behind JPMorgan Chase

We all know how controversial – and vocal – Jamie Dimon is. But if you think you know everything about the man at the helm of JPMorgan Chase, you might find yourself surprised at the complexities of Wall Street’s rebel.





Bank of America Settles Merrill Lynch Suit

Bank of America Settles Merrill Lynch Suit

On Friday, Bank of America announced it would settle its ongoing class action lawsuit that goes back to its Merrill Lynch acquisition – and it’s going to cost the bank $2.43 billion.





Pawlenty to Lead Financial Services Roundtable

Pawlenty to Lead Financial Services Roundtable

Tim Pawlenty, who had his eye on the White House recently and who was also considered by Governor Mitt Romney as a running mate, has accepted the head of The Financial Services Roundtable – a bank lobbying group. Like Romney, …





Lenders Still Pursuing Subprime Accounts

Lenders Still Pursuing Subprime Accounts

A recent statistic shows that subprime credit status is not stopping lenders from pursuing new accounts with potential clients.





What You Should Know About Vantage Scores

What You Should Know About Vantage Scores

With FICO getting all the attention, VantageScores have managed to increase in reliability but not visibility.





Discover Partners Personal Finance with Philanthropy

Discover Partners Personal Finance with Philanthropy

Duck enthusiasts across the United States have a lot to quack about this week as Discover announces their newest partnership with Ducks Unlimited.








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