Bank of America was ordered by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to refund $727 million to consumers who were deceived by the bank's marketing of credit card payment protection programs, along with other fines. This makes Bank of America the fifth major credit card issuer to be fined for such behavior.
69 percent of consumers say they are planning on taking a summer vacation this year. If you're hoping to travel without breaking the bank, you could save up to $65 a night in NYC by booking your lodging through Airbnb.
Prepaid cards have improved over the past five years. Some now come with no fees and can replace a checking account or be used as an alternative to credit cards.
The 100 richest people in the world gained $241 billion in net worth last year, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Americans dominated the list, occupying five of the top 10 spots. This countdown of the top 10 wealthiest Americans features a casino mogul, software tycoons, and a lot of Wal-Mart money.