Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, January 30, 2014 2:41 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Last year, Virginia Beach, Va., saw a 141 percent increase in home flipping compared with 2012.

Thursday, January 03, 2013 5:19 pm
By Janet Reusch ·

What resonates with Bankrate’s fans are financial topics that impact their lives. Here are Bankrate’s top 12 Facebook posts from 2012!

Wednesday, January 04, 2012 1:42 pm
By Naomi Mannino ·

Are you like millions of Americans who swore to tell their bank to take a hike? Well, I’m one who actually did it. My 2012  resolutions have to do with fighting back for bad service and overzealous fees. I’m not alone in my frustration over these issues. About 30 percent of U.S. consumers said they’d leave

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 4:45 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Fasten your seatbelts for another “bumpy ride” in the housing market next year, says Freddie Mac’s chief economist Frank Nothaft. The mortgage company, now administered by the government along with Fannie Mae, published its outlook for 2012. While mortgage rates are projected to remain at record lows at least through the middle of the year,