Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, November 21, 2016 6:05 am
By Cheryl Cox · Bankrate.com

Non-lender mortgage fees can run into the hundreds of dollars, but you can and should shop around.

Friday, January 29, 2016 10:37 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Debt consolidation, home improvements and major purchases are the top reasons people choose personal loans. Others include financing a vacation, paying your taxes or paying for medical expenses.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The HECM program was designed to allow seniors to purchase a new principal residence and obtain a reverse mortgage within a single transaction.

Monday, August 06, 2012 10:48 am
By Kim Fulscher · Bankrate.com

Your monthly house expenses don’t end at the mortgage bill — and they begin at closing time. Enter closing costs. Here’s what to know today.