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When Big Banks Can’t Match Rates, They Often Try To Sell You AnnuitiesBy: Ken Tumin4 commentsMarch Rate Hike Seems More Than Just "Possible"By: Kaight22 commentsTrump, Wall Street And The ‘Banking Caucus’ Ready To Rip Apart Dodd-Frank | Center For Public IntegrityBy: Ally677013 commentsDespite Critics' Claims, Dodd-Frank Hasn't Slowed LendingBy: Shorebreak4 comments

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Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   5 votes  |  Comment

Wells Fargo on Tuesday said it has fired four current or former senior managers amid the U.S. banking giant's internal investigation of a scandal involving millions read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   2 votes  |  4 Comments

Only ever talking to a bank advisor through a screen does sound like an awfully dystopian future. But the silver lining is that by centralizing the bank tellers, read more

Posted by: Kaight  |   4 votes  |  22 Comments

I have been hearing a lot about chances for a March rate hike.  Thought I would post an article about this.  Well, regardless your viewpoint on about any read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   5 votes  |  1 Comment

President Trump, for his part, pledged to leave Social Security as is during his campaign, promising only to honor the commitment America has with retired workers read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  3 Comments

On the same day as a report that says Verizon is renegotiating its offer to buy Yahoo at a $250 million discount, the internet company — for the third time in read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   2 votes  |  4 Comments

Take this investing 101 quiz by MoneyRates.com to get an idea of how well you understand some important investment fundamentals.

Posted by: 51hh  |   2 votes  |  1 Comment

"Many Americans see Warren Buffett as their financial advisor. But they aren't saving enough, using tax strategies or getting good advice." That wish being read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  Comment

In the past my direct deposit was made the day before or on the day posted. 

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   4 votes  |  1 Comment

Consumer spending and inflation data shifted into a higher gear in January, signaling the potential for an earlier-than-expected Fed interest rate hike, if the read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  Comment

# 6 is important this time of year6. The deadline to contribute for the 2016 tax year has already passed.You have until April 18 (the tax filing deadline) to read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   8 votes  |  Comment

From the Consumerist:Back in November, a man noticed that his online Chase account had been compromised and $3,000 had been withdrawn from a cardless ATM in another read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   4 votes  |  Comment

Future retiree benefit cuts depend on their level of lifetime earnings. Here are examples for medium and higher wageworkers retiring in 2030. (Low wageworkers are read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   5 votes  |  Comment

The Federal Reserve Board's top bank regulator said on Friday he would resign, giving a boost to President Donald Trump's plans to ease reforms put in place after read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   5 votes  |  Comment

From USA Today Another Federal Reserve meeting is slated for mid-March, but almost no one is expecting the central bank to raise interest rates again after lifting read more

Posted by: Carpline  |   4 votes  |  3 Comments

Assets at Vanguard Group climbed to $4 trillion for the first time, a fresh high for the index-fund giant. The Malvern, Pa.-based firm pulled in roughly $49 billion read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   3 votes  |  5 Comments

Jonathan at MyMoneyBlog has a review of an interesting academic paper about stock investing. Here's an excerpt from the paper: Most common stocks do not read more

Posted by: hank  |   3 votes  |  3 Comments

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Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   7 votes  |  Comment

Not good news for us savers. From MarketWatch: No matter what you've heard about looming inflation or President Donald Trump's economic policies, interest rates can read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   11 votes  |  5 Comments

As we enter a rising interest rate environment, banks are hoping that their customers will be lazy and won’t be chasing slightly higher rates at other banks. Here’s read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   5 votes  |  4 Comments

"The Dodd-Frank Act is a disastrous policy that's hindering our markets, reducing the availability of credit, and crippling our economy's ability to grow and read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   7 votes  |  13 Comments

The first regulation that the house is working on to eliminate ( I heard on the news today) is to stop requiring energy companies to report when they donate or read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   4 votes  |  Comment

Individuals should focus on the real rate of return on CDs, after inflation is taken into account, says Casey Mervine, vice president and a senior financial read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   8 votes  |  6 Comments

The Senate Committee on Finance voted 26-0 in September to kill the “Stretch IRA” for non-spousal beneficiaries — putting trillions of dollars of legacy wealth in read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   3 votes  |  1 Comment

Here's what the fiduciary rule means and why many people are opposed to it. On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order that asks for a Labor Department read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   10 votes  |  4 Comments

Financial adviser and writer, Allan Roth, writes in this MarketWatch article about his recent experience helping his dad earn more on his cash savings. He described read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   3 votes  |  Comment

The bill came due today for last year's RushCard meltdown that left thousands of consumers unable to access their money to pay for basic necessities. The Consumer read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   1 vote  |  Comment

Trust tax rates are highIn 2017, for a married couple filing jointly, the 39.6% tax rate kicks in when taxable income exceeds $470,700. For a trust, the 39.6% tax read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   5 votes  |  3 Comments

You probably are aware of all these 12 smart tax moves mentioned in this USA Today article. I just wanted to highlight one of the 12 which is a good one to remember read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   5 votes  |  Comment

This is (almost) my last column.  ...

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