Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, June 12, 2014 11:41 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Growth in retail sales largely reflects sales of cars and the fuel to run them.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:12 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

A report showing a very weak economic performance during the first quarter is already being discounted.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 2:09 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Winter may have ended, but weak retail numbers show many merchants still felt a chill in April.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:35 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

It’s still mostly quiet on the inflation front, and that’s not necessarily a good thing.

Monday, April 14, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

We learn this week how consumers, retailers and homebuilders weathered the winter.

Monday, March 24, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

As the weather thaws, will frosty foreign relations chill markets and the economy?

Monday, March 10, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Is the economy just under the weather? This week’s reports will be mined for clues.

Monday, February 24, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

How the consumer is feeling may tell us how we’ll fare when spring finally arrives.

Monday, February 10, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week’s indicators will be mined for clues on whether the economy is still under the weather.

Friday, December 13, 2013 12:10 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The House of Representatives has forged past an increasingly bitter Republican divide and approved a budget bill with strong bipartisan support. The vote of 332-94 sets the stage for consideration by the Senate next week. If approved there as anticipated, President Barack Obama is expected to sign the bill into law. The most important feature

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