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Wal-Mart joins banks appealing to low-income customers by eliminating overdraft fees

...if they average a monthly balance of $1,500 or more. The Citibank accounts don't charge overdraft fees either.Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate.com, said it is unlikely Wal-Mart will be able to steal customers from big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-28/wal-mart-joins-banks-appea
New rules aim to reduce default rates in reverse mortgages amid signs program is rebounding

...many."Reverse mortgages will be a lifeline for millions of Americans in retirement in the years to come," said Greg McBride, a chief financial analyst for Bankrate, citing growing financial pressures from rising college tuition for their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-15/new-rules-aim-reduce-defau
Federal Reserve won't adjust stimulus

...consumer and business loans."We're in a slow-growth economy with high unemployment and low inflation," said Greg McBride, senior financial analyst at Bankrate.com. "There's no specific catalyst for the Fed to remove stimulus."David...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-18/federal-reserve-wont-adjus
Higher interest rates to touch many sectors of economy

...already have plenty of deposits and don't need to boost rates on CDs or bank accounts to attract more cash, said Greg McBride, a senior financial analyst at Bankrate.com.BOND INVESTORS: As rates rise, bond investors can lose principal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-06-20/higher-interest-rates-touc
Fed expected to launch revamped bond buying program

...current level of bond buying come to an end with all the uncertainty of the fiscal cliff just around the corner," said Greg McBride, the senior financial analyst at Bankrate.com.The Fed's meeting coincides with negotiations between Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-11/fed-expected-launch-revamp
Rate increases make CDs attractive

...CD rates should go up again, particularly those with shorter maturities, like three months and six months," said Greg McBride, a financial analyst at Bankrate.com in North Palm Beach, Fla. There also could be further increases, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/22/fin_6020.shtml
Finance
Rising rates could help savers, hurt borrowers

...years. Those with high credit card balances or outstanding home equity lines of credit will find them more costly. Greg McBride, a financial analyst with Bankrate.com in North Palm Beach, Fla., said the Federal Reserve is expected to slowly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/06/fin_418005.shtml
Finance
How to get the best currency exchange rates

...fees known as foreign currency surcharges. "They have sparked some controversy," said Bankrate.com senior analyst Greg McBride. "The question is whether people realize this is something that they're paying." It's unlikely most consumers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/27/fin_398578.shtml
Finance
Home front

...building any equity toward ownership of your home. At the end of the period, you haven't made a dent in the principal. Greg McBride, financial analyst at Bankrate.com, which tracks consumer interest rates, offered an example of two 30-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/30/liv_347248.shtml
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Business news

...The majority of Americans still have much work to do in building an adequate emergency savings cushion," said Greg McBride, a senior financial analyst for Bankrate.The survey results are somewhat surprising, he said, in that the high...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-20/business-news