Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, March 03, 2014 4:42 pm
By Steve Bucci · Bankrate.com

Last-second resolution conferences will continue to benefit the collectors until consumers are made aware of their rights.

Monday, February 24, 2014 12:24 pm
By Steve Bucci · Bankrate.com

Before you say “I do,” take a moment to ask “How are your finances?”

Friday, January 24, 2014 5:06 pm
By Lance Davis · Bankrate.com

Vince Young, the former University of Texas and NFL quarterback, files for bankruptcy, joining a long list of rich pro football players who end up going broke.

Thursday, December 05, 2013 1:19 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Detroit municipal workers and Illinois state employees worry their pensions may pay less than promised.

Monday, November 04, 2013 2:03 pm
By Steve Bucci · Bankrate.com

Most people still owe their student loans after filing for bankruptcy.

Monday, July 29, 2013 5:25 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here are three ways Detroit’s bankruptcy could have a negative impact on retirement nationwide.

Sunday, October 21, 2012 4:00 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Think you could spend more than $20 million in eight years? This couple did.

Monday, October 15, 2012 10:16 am
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

The dead know only one thing: It is better to be alive in Matthew Modine’s house for sale. This and more, today on Bankrate.com.

Monday, May 14, 2012 8:00 am
By Kim Fulscher · Bankrate.com

How is Bankrate like a rock star? It’s party all night, sleep all day and finances in between!

Monday, October 25, 2010 3:46 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here’s a retirement planning rule:  Before you retire, get out of debt, then use your credit cards carefully. A rising number of people over 65 are going bankrupt, with the percentage going steadily upward from 2 percent in 1991 to 4 percent in 2001 to 7 percent in 2007 — before the financial meltdown in