Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 5:11 pm
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve has again indicated it’s in no rush to raise interest rates.

Monday, September 15, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Consumers have a new crop of shiny Apples to put on their wish lists, including new iPhone models, an Apple Watch and a payment system called Apple Pay. You might be wondering if it’s time to upgrade what you already have and if a trip to the Apple store should be in your future. Don’t

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Monday, September 08, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

In this week’s podcast, a look at what’s ahead for politics and interest rates.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Forecasters say it’s not too early to prepare for higher interest rates from the Fed.

Monday, August 25, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Before you get away, here’s the lowdown on gas prices, car maintenance and flooded vehicles.

Monday, August 18, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Learn about making smart moves when shopping and when updating your resume.

Monday, August 11, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

The Fed won’t maintain super-low interest rates forever. How much longer will they last?

Monday, August 04, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

American shopping is undergoing a huge transformation as we spend more of our time and dollars online. As e-commerce sites boom, malls wither and big-box stores struggle to hold on to shoppers and fill empty floor space that used to be occupied by recorded music and other products that we’re now much more likely to

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:11 pm
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy episode was familiar and comforting.

Monday, July 28, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

When do mergers and acquisitions help your portfolio, and how do you tell the bad deals?

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