Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, September 12, 2013 6:12 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Credit unions posted very healthy results in the second quarter of this year.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 5:26 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Credit Union National Association is launching a new campaign to protect its members’ federal tax-exempt status.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 10:30 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The U.S. Treasury plans to distribute $360 million to economic and business development agencies in 11 states and Washington, D.C., as part of a $1.5 billion federal effort to spur more lending to small businesses. The federal State Small Business Credit Initiative, or SSBCI, program is supposed to generate at least a $10 return of

Monday, January 31, 2011 9:30 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Access to capital in the form of bank loans is crucial to the operation and expansion of many small businesses. While there’s no question that capital has been “crunched” in the Great Recession, the debate over whether small businesses can — or can’t — get bank loans today is apparently still open. The National Small