Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, June 25, 2016 5:55 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Find out why car leasing is at its highest level on record.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 5:10 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

A low credit score can increase loan interest costs by hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars annually.

Friday, June 03, 2016 1:46 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Here are 5 pieces of bad credit advice Trump University employees handed out — all in an alleged effort to coax people to pay thousands of dollars for investing courses.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 4:49 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

American credit card holders are simply using too much of their available credit. Here’s why that can hurt your credit score.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 4:17 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

The federal government has just issued long-awaited recommendations for how to protect both borrowers of and investors in personal loans. Here are 4.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 3:53 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

A new Equifax survey of American consumers reveals some of the misconceptions we have about credit.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 1:30 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Fintech lenders may be thought of as catering to customers with damaged credit, but new data suggests they’ve become powerhouse lenders to consumers with fair to good credit scores.

Monday, April 11, 2016 4:12 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Comedian John Oliver takes a decidedly NSFW whack at the big 3 credit bureaus and the number of errors contained in consumer credit reports.

Friday, March 18, 2016 7:05 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Overall, the number of consumers with personal loans jumped by 18% from the 3rd quarter of 2013 to the 3rd quarter of 2015, according to recent data from TransUnion.

Monday, February 22, 2016 7:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Here’s a look at what goes into a personal loan approval beyond just the applicant’s credit history and credit score.

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