Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, August 25, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The economy fell down from the wall in 2007, but more signs indicate it’s climbing back.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012 9:52 am
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

Did I spook you? Then you probably want nothing to do with these ghost towns. They’re almost as spooky!

Sunday, April 01, 2012 11:54 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

You wouldn’t want to put this baseball card in your bicycle spokes: A 1909 card of Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Honus Wagner, whose nickname was “The Flying Dutchman,” will probably sell at auction for between $1.2 million and $1.5 million. The card is owned by a Texas businessman who wishes to remain anonymous.

Photo: Bloomberg

In his 21-year career with the Pirates, Wagner hit a career batting average of .327 and was known as one of the greatest players of the time. If you’re thinking anyone would be crazy to buy a baseball card for $1 million plus, it’s actually less than half the price of another Wagner baseball card.