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6/9/15 9:00 am EDT

About two-thirds (66 percent) of Chicago respondents expect to be stressed about money in retirement based on how they are currently saving, according to a new survey released today by Bank of America and Merrill Edge. The latest Merrill Edge® Report reveals that while non-retirees are anticipating stress, the majority (53 percent) of retirees in the area are not stressed based upon how they saved. more...

6/9/15 9:00 am EDT

Over two-thirds (68 percent) of New Jersey respondents expect to be stressed about finances in retirement based on how they are currently saving, according to a new survey released today by Bank of America and Merrill Edge. The latest Merrill Edge® Report reveals that despite feelings of stress from area pre-retirees, New Jersey retirees show a worry-free retirement is possible, with the vast majority (85 percent) reporting they will have more...

6/9/15 9:00 am EDT

Almost seven out of 10 (68 percent) Los Angeles respondents expect to be stressed about money in retirement based on how they are currently saving, according to a new survey released today by Bank of America and Merrill Edge. The latest Merrill Edge® Report reveals that while non-retirees are anticipating stress, the majority (65 percent) of retirees in the area are not stressed about finances in retirement based on how they saved. more...

6/9/15 9:00 am EDT

Over three out of five (62 percent) Orange County respondents expect to be stressed about money in retirement based on how they are currently saving, according to a new survey released today by Bank of America and Merrill Edge. The latest Merrill Edge® Report reveals that while non-retirees are anticipating stress, the majority (70 percent) of retirees in the area are not stressed about finances in retirement based on how they saved. more...

6/9/15 9:00 am EDT

Nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of Phoenix respondents expect to be stressed about money in retirement based on how they are currently saving, according to a new survey released today by Bank of America and Merrill Edge. The latest Merrill Edge® Report reveals that while non-retirees are anticipating stress, the majority (60 percent) of retirees in the area are not stressed about finances in retirement based on how they saved for it. more...

6/9/15 9:00 am EDT

Nearly seven in 10 (69 percent) San Francisco residents expect to be financially stressed in retirement based on how they are currently saving, according to a new survey released today by Bank of America and Merrill Edge. The latest Merrill Edge® Report reveals that while San Francisco non-retirees are anticipating stress, the majority (62 percent) of local retirees in the area are not stressed about finances based on how they saved. more...

6/9/15 9:00 am EDT

Nearly six in 10 (58 percent) South Florida respondents expect to be stressed about money in retirement based on how they are currently saving, according to a new survey released today by Bank of America and Merrill Edge. The latest Merrill Edge® Report reveals that while non-retirees are anticipating stress, the majority (62 percent) of retirees in the area are not stressed about finances in retirement based on how they saved. more...

6/9/15 9:00 am EDT

Three out of four (75 percent) Dallas-Fort Worth respondents expect to be stressed about money in retirement based on how they are currently saving, according to a new survey released today by Bank of America and Merrill Edge. The latest Merrill Edge® Report reveals that while non-retirees are anticipating stress, the majority (64 percent) of retirees in the area are not stressed about finances in retirement based on how they saved. more...

6/9/15 9:00 am EDT

Two out of three Americans (66 percent) expect to be stressed about money in retirement based on how they are currently saving, according to a new survey released today by Bank of America and Merrill Edge. The latest Merrill Edge® Report reveals that people with the most time to prepare for retirement – Gen Xers and millennials – are most likely to anticipate a financially rocky retirement, while those who have already retired are less likely to feel anxious about money today. more...

6/4/15 8:00 am EDT

As part of its long-standing commitment to customers with visual impairments, Bank of America is enhancing the accessibility of its travel redemption website. The site is used by the bank’s credit card customers to redeem reward points for travel. 

Bank of America will continue to use Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA as the standard for ensuring that the content, features and services of its webpages for credit card rewards and travel redemption are accessible to more...

5/27/15 10:30 am EDT

Dean Athanasia, president of Preferred and Small Business Banking and co-head of Consumer Banking at Bank of America, will participate in the Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Investor Conference on Wednesday, June 3 at 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time.

A live audio webcast will be accessible through the Bank of America Investor Relations website at http://investor.bankofamerica.com. A replay will also be available. more...

4/29/15 5:05 pm EDT

Susan G. Komen® and Bank of America today announced the renewal of their long-standing partnership through 2020, with Bank of America pledging $3 million from its Pink Ribbon Banking products. The bank will also continue its sponsorship of fundraising events as National Presenting Sponsor of the prestigious Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® series in the U.S.

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4/21/15 9:00 am EDT

Millennials’ financial views and habits have been most influenced by their parents, but the Great Recession has also had lasting impacts on how millennials think about money, according to a Bank of America/USA TODAY Better Money Habits Millennial Report released today.

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4/13/15 9:00 am EDT

Merrill Edge announced today that it has been recognized in five separate industry reviews, including honors for excellence in customer service and educational resources, and as one of the top online brokers by Barron’s magazine.

“We help streamline the financial lives of our clients so they can make more informed investment decisions,” said Aron Levine, head of Preferred Banking and Merrill Edge. “These honors and our growth are a great indicator of how we are delivering on this commitment by more...

3/31/15 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America announced the launch of its new web-based tool to guide consumers to down payment and closing cost assistance programs available in their region. The Bank of America Down Payment Resource Center is powered by Down Payment Resource™, developed by Atlanta-based Workforce Resource. more...

2/3/15 9:00 am EST

Bank of America announced today that Merrill Edge Advisory and Investment contact centers have once again received the distinction of J.D. Power Certified Contact Centers, recognizing the streamlined investment service for providing “An Outstanding Customer Service Experience” in the live phone channel for the fourth year in a row.

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1/12/15 11:26 am EST

Bank of America today unveiled a new advertising campaign to support the recent launch of Preferred Rewards. A first-of-its-kind program in the banking industry, Preferred Rewards recognizes Bank of America clients by offering everyday rewards across their banking relationship – not just within a single product or service. The advertising platform, “Get More,” highlights the ways in which Preferred Rewards clients earn more, save more and more...

1/7/15 9:00 am EST

Roughly half of all Americans believe they are “leaving money on the table” with their personal finances, and the majority want rewards for the transactions they already make every day, in particular for “responsible” behaviors, according to the Bank of America Preferred Rewards Consumer Study.

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11/24/14 10:00 am EST

Bank of America extends ATM with Teller Assist® across the Houston metro area, growing to 25 banking centers and more than 75 devices by year-end. ATMs with Teller Assist combine the technology of an ATM with the ability to get personal assistance from an on-screen teller through video technology. Today, Major League Baseball All-Star and Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve will demonstrate the technology, speed and convenience of more...

11/19/14 9:00 am EST

Millennials are confident in their ability to manage their finances, but their actions tell a different story, according to the Bank of America/USA TODAY Better Money Habits Millennial Report, released today. more...

10/27/14 9:00 am EDT

Feelings of guilt over not investing enough this year outpace common year-end regrets such as poor eating and drinking choices, not sharing enough time with loved ones or spending too much money on oneself. These are among the insights revealed by Bank of America’s latest Merrill Edge® Report released today. more...

10/20/14 1:00 pm EDT

Bank of America today began offering its customers and merchants access to Apple Pay, a new mobile payments service that provides an easy and secure way to pay.

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10/6/14 9:30 am EDT

Preferred Rewards, a groundbreaking program that recognizes and rewards clients for choosing Bank of America for more of their banking and Merrill Edge® for their investment needs, is now available for clients nationwide. Availability of the program in New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland marks the completion of the final wave of the four-wave rollout that began in June. more...

9/30/14 11:10 am EDT

Bank of America today announced that beginning this week it will include chip technology on all new and reissued consumer and small business debit cards. Bank of America already includes chips on the majority of its credit card programs and is the first major U.S. bank to add the chip technology to debit cards.

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9/22/14 9:00 am EDT

Preferred Rewards, a groundbreaking program that recognizes and rewards clients for choosing Bank of America for more of their banking and Merrill Edge for their investment needs, is now available for clients in Michigan, Illinois, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida. These states are within wave three of a four-wave national rollout of the program that began in June and will be completed by the end of September. more...