Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, August 22, 2014 1:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin — these people have a number of things in common. They are all famous U.S. figures. (No, they were not all U.S. presidents.) Their faces are all on U.S. currency. And they are all men. Indeed, all U.S. paper currency notes bear the faces of American forefathers

Thursday, December 19, 2013 5:39 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Price swings make trading in bitcoins a speculation, not an investment or a store of value.

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 6:05 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The new C-note sports security features designed to thwart counterfeiters.

Thursday, October 03, 2013 11:42 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The new U.S. $100 bill — to debut Oct. 8 — includes a blue security stripe.

Friday, October 19, 2012 3:09 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

In this week’s debate, the presidential candidates devoted a lot of attention to China and the valuation of its currency, the yuan. Republican candidate Mitt Romney stated that he’s in favor of labeling China a currency manipulator while President Barack Obama maintained that the policies of his administration have led to an 11 percent strengthening