Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 4:08 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

If you owe Connecticut, Louisiana or Arkansas taxes, you might be able to take advantage of tax amnesties now underway in those states.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 12:03 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The average money market account yield is at 0.15 percent for the second week in a row. Those low rates are causing many consumers to seek out other savings vehicles. But if you’re looking for money market accounts in Fayetteville, AR, our rates survey can help. Money market accounts are insured by the FDIC up

Thursday, October 27, 2011 11:53 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Car loan rates dropped slightly this week, with the average 60-month car loan falling to 5.32 percent. To find the best auto loan rates in Hot Springs, AR, make sure to shop around online and at local credit unions and banks. It’s vital to budget before you search for an auto loan. It might behoove

Friday, October 21, 2011 1:00 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Many investors are using a money market account to save for the long-term. Even though money market account yields are low, they might be a safer option right now than higher yielding money market funds. Many savvy investors keep their savings in a money market account while locating future investments. If you’re looking for money

Monday, October 03, 2011 9:11 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

With auto loan rates in Little Rock, AR, and in cities throughout the nation moving further south, now might be a good time to finance. Since they are owned by the members, credit unions might be offering the best rates. But make sure to shop online and at large national banks as well. The average

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 1:15 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Because it is safe and maintains a better-than-average yield, a money market account is a good place to keep long-term savings. Many savvy investors keep their savings in a money market account while locating future investments. If you’re looking for money market accounts in Hot Springs, AR, our rates survey can help. The FDIC insures

Saturday, July 30, 2011 2:00 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Stocks can return more than a money market account, but they require that you take quite a bit more risk. Money market accounts in Little Rock, AR, are a safe investment, and many national and online banks are offering better-than-average rates. If you’re looking for liquidity and a better-than-average yield, money market accounts might be

Thursday, July 07, 2011 1:11 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in Fayetteville, AR, having been staying pretty far south, making now a good time to finance. But when shopping, make sure to find a loan that fits your budget. Make sure to shop around thoroughly and check local institutions as well as online. The average 60-month new car loan is at 5.5

Friday, July 01, 2011 11:08 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in Jonesboro, AR, have been dropping to near record lows lately. Average 60-month car loans fell again this week, making the average 5.45 percent. Many lenders are also offering better-than-average rates to those with good credit. With the economy still shaky, looking for a new car can seem like a silly idea.

Monday, May 30, 2011 12:30 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in Harrison, AR, have been dropping low lately, making it a good time to look for a new car. The national average for 60-month auto loan rates fell again this week, to an average of 5.56 percent. Some lenders are even offering rates below the national average. The economy may be rocky,

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