Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, June 12, 2015 3:30 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

Can someone file for bankruptcy and get a release from their second mortgage based on the deterioration in value of the house? A recent Supreme Court decision addresses just this sort of situation.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 9:35 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Atlantic City has fallen on hard times, but is hoping that it soon will get cash from property tax lien sales, including two against Trump casinos.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:47 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

A small provision in many private student loan contracts could result in big consequences.

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.

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