Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 8:28 am
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Apple may be looking at a new way to protect smartphones from breaking during a fall.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 6:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The market for devices that help keep an eye on grandma is growing.

Monday, September 15, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Consumers have a new crop of shiny Apples to put on their wish lists, including new iPhone models, an Apple Watch and a payment system called Apple Pay. You might be wondering if it’s time to upgrade what you already have and if a trip to the Apple store should be in your future. Don’t

Tags: Apple, iPhone, news
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 4:21 pm
By Greg Guenthner · Bankrate.com

What stocks on the market today have the potential to generate stellar returns?

Monday, June 03, 2013 1:57 pm
By Greg Guenthner · Bankrate.com

Beyond the smartphone melee, a different tech battle emerges.

Monday, February 11, 2013 12:49 pm
By Greg Guenthner · Bankrate.com

Apple is still running a great business. But right now, the company and the stock have gone their separate ways.

Tags: Apple, stock
Monday, September 24, 2012 5:39 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

The iPhone 5 has plenty of perks, but it won’t have a mobile wallet.

Monday, April 30, 2012 3:56 pm
By OliverPursche · Bankrate.com

Remember about sixteen years ago when Apple was close to bankruptcy and Eastman Kodak broke $80 per share? Today, the tables are turned.

Saturday, March 31, 2012 12:30 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

New survey results show that some consumers would leave their banks for Apple.

Friday, March 09, 2012 4:27 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

With Wednesday’s launch of the newest iteration of their groundbreaking tablet, the iPad, Apple is once again the toast of the town. The new iPad will be in stores March 16, and forecasts for the stock are stretching into the stratosphere. For now, it’s tough to scratch up arguments against investing in Apple.

Most mutual fund investors probably already own the iconic technology company in large-cap mutual funds.

A story published in the Wall Street Journal on March 5, “Apple is hard to resist” tells us that nearly 86 percent of the large-growth funds tracked by Morningstar own Apple. Many own quite a bit.