Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:44 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

McDonald’s returns have floundered in 2014. Are consumer tastes changing or is this a mere blip on the radar for the legendary fast food chain?

Thursday, October 02, 2014 10:14 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The New York Stock Exchange is not the place it once was. Today’s floor specialists may not have much to do other than appear as extras in news footage.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 2:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

It’s only a few basis points. But CD rates have risen a bit since July 23 in the weekly rate surveys at Bankrate.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 4:19 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

As the year winds down, consumers should tune into the debate over the fiduciary standard. The SEC may decide to move forward with the rule — or drop it.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 2:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The central bank is further reducing its stimulus while keeping rates deep in the cellar.

Saturday, September 06, 2014 9:30 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Over the past 4 1/2 years, 10 million jobs have been added to private sector payrolls with 4.1 million jobs going to women.

Thursday, September 04, 2014 5:15 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The number of Americans who own retirement accounts also fell over the past few years, down to 49.2 percent in 2013 from 50.4 percent in 2010.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 4:20 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

A new Fed report finds improvement in the economy, though not necessarily in paychecks.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 1:30 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

After the rules go into effect in 2016, it will be possible for investors to lose money in money market funds -– mainly institutional investors.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 6:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

New rules around rollovers of individual retirement accounts could bite the owners of CD IRAs next year.

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