Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, March 24, 2014 5:45 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Many Americans are planning to use their refund checks to buy a car, according to CarMax.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 3:18 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

General Motor’s new military discount could save you thousands — without any negotiation.

Friday, November 25, 2011 8:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Forget about standing in line for electronic gadgets and head to your local car dealer to buy a car instead. Thanksgiving weekend offers the best days this year to get the deepest discounts on a car, according to data by TrueCar.com, the car-pricing site. TrueCar’s analysts determined that Black Friday is the absolute best day

Wednesday, November 09, 2011 9:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Car shoppers who’ve been hesitant about buying a new car from Ford or Lincoln due to the reports of the less-than-user-friendly MyFord Touch “infotainment” system (not to mention the new owners who’ve been grumbling) will be happy to hear Ford has announced that an improved system which is simpler to use will be arriving early