Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 5:13 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Most mortgage companies starve their servicing departments, to the frustration of their captive customers. The companies that do a good job of servicing deserve attention for it.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 6:06 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Trying to decide whether to vote Democratic this year? Here’s what the party has united around when it comes to banking.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 6:00 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

Take a look at where Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s new running mate, stands on consumer issues.

Wednesday, July 06, 2016 3:45 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

With Treasury yields hitting all-time lows thanks to the continued aftershocks of Brexit, things aren’t looking great for U.S. savers.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 6:22 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

The Fed put banks it considers “systemically important” through a torturous stress test. The good news? Your bank probably passed.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 6:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Long-term CD yields may not be great historically, but they can still offer a way to scrape out extra yield without too much pain if you have to break them.

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Monday, June 27, 2016 6:11 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Those with deposits in U.S. subsidiaries of British banks may be a little stressed watching the drama of Brexit unfold, but your money is probably going to be OK.

Friday, June 24, 2016 10:59 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

The fallout from Brexit won’t stop at the U.K.’s shores. American savers will likely see a return to normal yields further delayed for these 2 big reasons.

Friday, June 10, 2016 12:24 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

New legislation unveiled by House Republicans to repeal and replace Dodd-Frank might be a first-100-days priority in a Trump administration.

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Friday, June 03, 2016 5:00 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

In an age of instantaneous fraud, handing out little pieces of paper with all your important checking account information may not be a good idea anymore.

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