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Greece In Shock As Closed Banks And Capital Controls Imposed

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2015 | World

By Michele Kambas and Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS, June 29 (Reuters) - Stunned Greeks faced shuttered banks, long supermarket lines and overwhelming ...

Kevin Short

How Big Banks Swipe Millions From Welfare Recipients | Kevin Short | Posted 04.04.2014 | Business

Dominique Hudson is fed up with giving Wells Fargo her bus money. Each month, the 18-year-old from Oakland, Calif., pays the bank about $12 in ATM ...

The First Bitcoin ATMs In The U.S. Are Opening Soon

Reuters | Phil Wahba | Posted 04.20.2014 | Technology

By Phil Wahba (Reuters) - Robocoin said on Tuesday that later this month it will install the first automated teller machines in the Uni...

Using American Credit Cards in Europe? Get Ready for a Little Rejection

EuroCheapo | Posted 11.27.2013 | Travel

While American cards will be accepted from most human tellers (for example, paying for a purchase in a store, restaurant or hotel), you may well run out of luck when it comes to paying from a self-service kiosk or ticket machine.

Hurricane Isaac Prompts Gulf Coast Banks To Close, Offer Fee Waivers

Posted 08.29.2012 | Money

Hundreds of closed banks along the Gulf Coast are watching Hurricane Isaac's path to see where the lights go out. If the power goes down, that means ...

Catherine New

Check Cashiers: Unlikely Hero For The Poor | Catherine New | Posted 08.29.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- On a recent summer morning at a noisy South Bronx intersection, a man walked into RiteCheck, a check cashing store, to use the ATM machine...

Bank Accused Of Profiting Off Customer Math Errors

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

Amidst debate over how much banks value clients, one among them stands accused of purposefully profiting off the math errors of its own customers. ...

Catherine New

Banks At A Tipping Point, Heading For Decline | Catherine New | Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

Wall Street has lost its luster. Financial services -- the white-collar industry that has grown to more than 8 percent of the economy -- is at a tippi...

Does Everything Require Stimulus?

Jerry R. Welch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry R. Welch

Rather than treat the unbanked and underbanked as second class citizens, the prepaid card industry is listening to their needs.

Secret Service: ATM Card Skimming Five Times Higher This Year

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Siciliano

ATM skimming, approaching a billion-dollar issue, is happening coast to coast and there seems to be no end in sight.

Coloradans Challenging Wall Street on Main Street This Week

T.A. Taylor-Hunt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
T.A. Taylor-Hunt

The sidewalk outside the Wells Fargo Bank office at 17th & Broadway in Denver will host two Main Street actions in support of strong financial reform legislation in the U.S. Senate.

5 Ways To Protect Your Bank Account From Thieves | Geoff Williams | Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

Identity thieves are getting smarter and more devious, especially when their victims are affluent. As you may have heard, John Menard, a billionaire h...

Arthur Delaney

Ben Nelson Explains ATM Issue, Says He Does Know The Difference Between 'A Hologram And A Barcode' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Why can't Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) get a vote on his amendment to limit what he calls the "legal thievery" of ATM fees? Is it because members of the S...

RBS ATM Withdrawals Were Monitored Hourly During Banking Crisis

The Guardian | Jill Treanor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

City watchdogs were monitoring cash withdrawals from Royal Bank of Scotland every hour during the height of the banking crisis, the Guardian can revea...

Banks Earn $27 Billion On Debit Card Overdraft Fees

The New York Times | RON LIEBER and ANDREW MARTIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve is considering requiring banks to get permission from consumers before enrolling them in overdraft programs, so that consumers lik...

"Banksters" On Parade

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jackson Williams

There once were usury laws in this country to limit such shamelessness. I wonder where they went?

A Bailout Proposal: No More ATM Fees

Nicholas Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nicholas Brown

I think it's only fair that as a small gesture of good will that any bank that accepts federal bailout money should no longer be allowed to charge any fee for any ATM in its control.