Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:11 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Five big banks are guilty of manipulating foreign exchange rates. They must pay some very big fines and the banks have promised to cease criminal activity.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Does the economy or the Federal Reserve set CD rates? Let’s look at the evidence.

Monday, May 18, 2015 4:17 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Employees won in the Supreme Court case Tibble v. Edison. The court says Edison had an ongoing duty to review investments, so the time limit argument was moot.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:07 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

This week Verizon announced it would be buying AOL in an effort to get new revenue streams. How could that be bad?

Friday, May 08, 2015 11:37 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Students majoring in STEM fields — that’s science, technology, engineering and math, and health and business — garner the highest wages.

Thursday, May 07, 2015 11:07 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

CD rates vary across the country. Find out which cities have the highest rates on one-year CDs and five-year CDs.

Tags: CD rates, CDs
Thursday, April 30, 2015 3:57 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Many 401(k) accounts reflect extreme asset allocation, with 100 percent invested in stocks or no stocks at all. For younger or older investors, that is a problem.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 1:57 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

See if Janet Yellen and the Fed have given new clues on when rock-bottom rates will end.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 4:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Buying a CD through a brokerage may lead to higher CD rates. Be sure to understand the complexities of the deal though.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:25 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The fiduciary standard is the highest standard of care. A fiduciary must only give advice that is in the client’s best interest

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