Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Sunday, May 07, 2017 5:49 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

The April employment wasn’t surprising. Mortgage rates will remain low.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 2:25 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

The mortgage interest deduction might survive tax reform, with fewer people using it.

Sunday, April 09, 2017 7:36 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Job creation has cratered. You should float your mortgage rate and consult your loan officer.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 4:36 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

A Federal Reserve official has quit in scandal. What does that mean for interest rates?

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 2:00 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

It’s going to cost you more to carry credit card balances or take out a home loan.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 9:00 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

The probability of a Fed rate hike this month passed 80 percent after Yellen’s speech.

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 4:52 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

There’s now a 68 percent probability the Fed will increase the federal funds rate at its policy meeting on March 14 and 15. What should you do?

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:43 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

If you’re scheduled to close your mortgage within a month or so, it’s probably best to lock the interest rate, mostly for peace of mind.

Sunday, January 22, 2017 3:50 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

The Trump administration has suspended a cut in fees on FHA-insured mortgages that had been set to take effect this month.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 2:00 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve increases a key short-term interest rate by a quarter-point.

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