Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

American retirees are planning to leave a lot of money to their children.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The American Dream still holds true for the nation’s wealthy.

Monday, May 21, 2012 6:30 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Despite the battering of the housing market, young adults still intend to own a home.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 7:41 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Once the benchmark of personal success, the American dream of homeownership is waning as more would-be homeowners are choosing to rent, according to a report by Morgan Stanley. U.S. homeownership has fallen below 60 percent, to 59.7 percent, not including 7.5 million delinquent mortgage borrowers. The lowest recorded rate was 62.9 percent in 1965, the