Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8:34 am
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Convenience is nice, but it’s not the No. 1 reason why borrowers should consider a personal loan.

Friday, May 13, 2016 4:58 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

Millennials dine out more but spend less than their older brothers and sisters, and their parents.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 10:26 am
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Your credit card is worth more to crooks on the Internet today than it was last year.

Sunday, March 20, 2016 7:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The most popular reasons to take out a personal loan are for paying off credit cards and refinancing existing loans.

Friday, February 26, 2016 4:52 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A cash advance on your credit card can get you convenient access to funds, but you’ll pay a higher interest rate than you would when purchasing something with your credit card.

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.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 2:05 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Customer credit card data was stolen during the breach, which occurred between August and December 2015.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 3:32 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Why are millennials more likely to use personal loans? One reason is because they are delaying home ownership and can’t borrow against the equity in their homes.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 12:20 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The owner of restaurant chains including Bubba Gump and Rainforest Cafe says customer credit card information was stolen recently.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 12:43 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Scammers are taking advantage of the massive credit-card-industry switch to chip-based credit and debit cards.

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