Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, January 23, 2016 7:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The CFPB recently fined a “buy here, pay here” car dealer for abusive financing schemes, hiding auto finance charges and misleading consumers.

Saturday, August 30, 2014 8:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The news that an auto finance company distorted consumer credit records for years is a good reminder to check your credit report regularly.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 6:32 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The federal government warned the public Wednesday about a secured credit card scam by AmTrade International Bank.

Tuesday, March 05, 2013 4:51 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

A new survey found that 1 in 7 people with poor credit weren’t hired because of their credit history.