Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, August 22, 2014 1:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin — these people have a number of things in common. They are all famous U.S. figures. (No, they were not all U.S. presidents.) Their faces are all on U.S. currency. And they are all men. Indeed, all U.S. paper currency notes bear the faces of American forefathers

Thursday, May 29, 2014 5:44 pm
By Lance Davis · Bankrate.com

Have a hard time remembering to pay your bills? Mobilligy has you covered.

Friday, November 08, 2013 11:34 am
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Here are some great ways to eliminate late fees.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 5:15 pm
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

What does ‘pay yourself first’ mean, and is it really good advice?

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 9:53 am
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Are your monthly bills out of control? Here is how to get a handle on your budget.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 10:49 am
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Here are five ways to save on a tight budget.

Friday, April 26, 2013 11:57 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Brand-new $100 bills will begin circulating this fall, with a sleight of new anti-counterfeiting measures built in.

Thursday, September 20, 2012 8:00 am
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

You must really hate the environment, or else why would you insist on killing trees to pay your bills when the option to do it online is more eco-friendly, among other positive factors? This and more, today on Bankrate.com. 1. If you’re still paying your pills via snail mail, I doubt you have a great

Sunday, December 11, 2011 10:41 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Giving with no strings attached and no expectation of acknowledgement has to be the sweetest form of charity. And when times are hard, many donors find that giving directly to a person who doesn’t anticipate it provides even more gratification. Three Michigan shoppers were surprised to find that their Kmart layaway bills had been nearly