Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 3:33 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Here’s one more data point showing consumers piled on more credit card debt in the heat of the holidays. Consumer credit advocate CreditKarma.com said residents in only nine states paid down their credit card debt in December from the previous month. Of those, six — Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Oklahoma and Utah — paid down

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 1:56 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Raise your hand if you’re confused about credit scores. Well, mark your calendars. On Thursday, June 30 at 2 p.m. EDT, Bankrate will host a live Web chat on the topic with its own Credit Card Adviser, Leslie McFadden, and Credit Karma’s credit adviser Justine Rivero. The duo will pull back the curtain on credit