Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, August 04, 2016 1:34 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

The Bank of England cut its key bank rate to 0.25% as it tries to dampen a recession that economists had predicted following the vote by the U.K. to leave the European Union.

Monday, November 09, 2015 1:32 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Will short-term interest rates rise at the Fed meeting in December? How will bond investors react?

Monday, October 26, 2015 12:42 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

U.S. investors should evaluate and review their holdings to see if adding international stock exposure makes sense for them.

Monday, September 21, 2015 7:01 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Income-hungry investors require a dose of creativity in designing a portfolio that delivers.

Monday, September 14, 2015 1:39 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Should investors head for the sidelines or view the market’s volatility as an opportunity to rebalance their portfolios?

Monday, July 13, 2015 4:18 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The typical retail investor is better off investing in index funds or a well-diversified portfolio of individual stocks than trying to beat the market.

Monday, January 26, 2015 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Hear why bonds need a place in your portfolio, even if they seem less sexy than stocks.

Thursday, December 04, 2014 3:53 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Market makers have edged back from their traditional role as providers of liquidity in the bond market. Recent reports indicate that this could be bad.

Monday, December 01, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Falling interest rates mean higher bond prices. It’s conceivable that the bull market in bonds isn’t quite over.

Monday, November 10, 2014 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The active investor wants to go beyond benchmarking to determine if his or her active strategy actually has paid off.

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