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What to Do With All Those Big Bank Branches?

Joe Driscoll | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Joe Driscoll

Banks can and should innovate and market new services generating lending growth before shuttering up all those main street branches. Foreign markets, trading on their own accounts, and subprime lending have all been tried already.

Top Five Financial Tips for Students

Justine Kay | Posted 08.27.2013 | College
Justine Kay

After the graduation parties, job hunting, and teary goodbyes are over, it's time to figure out the heavy stuff: finances. How much debt are you going to be in? Do you need a cosigner on your loan? Is there an app for this!?!?

Woman Robs Bank, Gets Caught Because The Employees Know Her

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business

Pro tip: If you rob a bank, don't choose one where you’re on a first name basis with employees. That’s news to Kerri Ann Heffernan of Bridgewat...

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. ...

Citizens Bank Settles Overdraft Fee Lawsuit for $137.5 Million

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 04.26.2012 | Money

Citizens Bank is the latest bank to settle in a massive class action lawsuit over dodgy overdraft fee practices. On Wednesday, the midsize New England...

A Sign That He's Helping People

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.20.2012 | Money

The complaint portals at the newly created Consumer Protection Bureau might really be helping people. On Thursday, Consumerist.com posted a story f...

This Bank Is Doubling Its Monthly Checking Fee

Posted 03.20.2012 | Money

A checking account at Citizens Bank will now cost you double, as the bank joins the ranks of Wells Fargo and a slew of other financial institutions th...

Catherine New

Overdraft Fees Reach A New High

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business

The cost of not having enough money just got steeper. The median overdraft fee banks charge customers surged to $30 from $27.50 last year, accordi...

Watch Your Back -- Banks Still at It While Senate Banking Committee Considers Options

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

Despite their claims, my son's bank does not protect its customers by informing them at the ATM that they are about to overdraw their accounts. So, let me add my voice to Arianna's call to move your money.

Patricia Keezer: 'Robin Hood' Banker Sentenced To 1 Year In Prison For Embezzling

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DETROIT — A Michigan bank manager who insists she gave the $340,000 she stole over eight years to needy customers was sentenced Tuesday to a yea...

Bailed-Out Bank Accused Of Retaliating Against Exec Who Complained About Chairman's Multimillion-Dollar Payout

BailoutSleuth | Chris Carey on March 25, 2009 6:04 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A former executive of Citizens Republic Bancorp Inc., which got $300 million in public money through the Troubled Asset Relief Program, says he was fi...