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Behind the ATM: Bank of America wants you to come back inside the actual bank

Apr 5, 2013
Banks have pushed customers to ATMs and online banking for years. Now Bank of America is inviting people to come in, chat, talk with real bankers and tellers.
Posted In: Bank of America, Banks, ATM

Deciding between a credit union and bank

Mar 22, 2013
The consumer website Bankrate released its 2013 survey of credit unions. And it shows that credit unions have stepped up their game.
Posted In: credit unions, Banks

Could big banks help rein in payday lenders?

Mar 20, 2013
Payday lenders circumvented state laws by moving online, and in the process big banks became enablers (and potentially profited) from payday lending. Now Chase is making changes to protect its customers from payday lenders. Will other banks follow?
Posted In: Banks, payday loans, lenders

Will the London Whale lead to more bank regulation?

Mar 15, 2013
JPMorgan executives testified to the Senate on the company's estimated $6.3 billion loss related to risky trades and a banker known as the London Whale.
Posted In: London Whale, JPMorgan, Banks

Is 'too big to fail' a permanent state?

Mar 14, 2013
Five years after the financial crisis and banks are still "too big to fail."
Posted In: Banks, too big to fail, Bear Stearns

Community banks fail over technicality: Study

Feb 19, 2013
The so-called 'mark-to-market' rule, put in place for transparency, made some banks' finances appear more troubled than they really were.
Posted In: Banks, bank regulations, Georgia

Bank of America to its 270,000 employees: Be nice

Jan 29, 2013
Bank of America had the worst score for customer satisfaction compared with its national rivals. As a group, they all lagged behind credit unions and regional banks.
Posted In: Bank of America, Banks, customer service

What bank profits say, or don't, about the economy

Jan 16, 2013
JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs reported strong profit growth for 2012. But does their success reflect a stronger economy?
Posted In: JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, Goldman Sachs, Banks

JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs see earnings soar

Jan 16, 2013
Many of Wall Street's biggest banks are beating profit expectations as the mortgage business comes back.
Posted In: Earnings, Banks, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan

Robert Reich: Why we should break up the banks

Jan 9, 2013
Commentator Robert Reich offers his suggestion for this year's biggest bipartisan economic initiative: Breaking up Wall Street's biggest banks.
Posted In: Banks, too big to fail

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