Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, October 13, 2011 10:11 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

With money market funds getting a little riskier due to their foreign debt investments, it might wise to pull out your money and put it into the safety of a money market account or other savings vehicle for the time being. Though they are currently posting low rates, money market accounts are insured up to

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 11:36 am
By Clare Mallen · Bankrate.com

Struggling to pay your mortgage and contemplating a refinance in Bridgeport, CT? Refinancing can be tricky, so utilizeĀ calculators, tools and guides to guide you in all aspects of refinancing. Trying to gauge how long will it take to break even on a mortgage refinance? We provide a mortgage break-even refinance calculator to guide your process.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 1:20 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Since auto loan rates in Bridgeport, CT, are at lows, now is a good time to finance. It’s always a good idea to pay the car off in full if you can, but low rates are making it easier for consumers to afford the interest payments. Loans fell again, with the average 60-month new-car loan