Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, May 22, 2015 8:40 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

Synthetic ID theft is piecing together a new identity using a combination of real and fake information. It accounts for up to 85 percent of all fraud, the government says.

Monday, May 18, 2015 8:30 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

These four steps will help you get a quality car at a price you can afford.

Monday, May 11, 2015 8:30 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

Boomers with financially independent children are more than twice as likely to be retired than boomer parents still supporting adult kids.

Monday, May 04, 2015 8:30 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

This three-step plan will help you refill your depleted emergency savings.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 8:54 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

The amount people are paying for car loans has hit a record high. But if you’re a smart shopper, you don’t have to pay that much.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 1:00 pm
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

These four tips can help you save money when booking your next flight.

Monday, April 13, 2015 8:00 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

There’s more to home insurance than homeowners insurance. You may need one of these four other policies.

Monday, April 06, 2015 9:00 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

Whether you’re talking interest rates, PMI or new down payment requirements, 2015 may be the last best year to buy. Here’s how to do it right.

Monday, March 30, 2015 3:00 pm
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

These three steps can help you save just a bit more. And it can add up to a bunch when you’re ready to retire.

Monday, March 23, 2015 9:00 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

What’s new? What should you look out for? Here are some tax-time tips that could save you filing headaches.

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