Back in 2011 I wrote a post asking Why Are You Still Using Big Banks?. In that post I was talking about all these new fees that banks were getting ready to charge for checking and savings accounts, as well as jacking up fees on credit cards. Mark Gstohl via Compfight What I meant to […]

Last year there were more bank closures than there were in 2009, which was a horrible year. The last time I talked about bank closures, which was around the middle of February, there were 18 closures, and by the end of the month there were 23 for the first two months of the year. Since […]

Early last year, many Republicans were trying to put the blame for the housing crisis on Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts. That’s because Frank was a strong supporter of affordable housing for all, especially those people who at the time couldn’t afford to buy homes. What happened? Banks came up with unique ways for those […]