Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, June 05, 2014 3:00 pm
By Clare Mallen · Bankrate.com

Discover valuable tips and tools to aid in your refinance in D.C. metro, DC, by visiting our site. Rates can change throughout the day and week, but our easy search function allows you to check local refinancing rates. As refinance rates change, we can help you find the best deal for your needs. Be informed on the

Sunday, January 26, 2014 3:00 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

CD rates are low throughout the country. The average national 6-month CD rate is now at 0.15 percent. Fortunately, several institutions are still offering better deals. Check out our survey to find the best CD rates in Washington D.C. Certificates of deposit are insured up to $250,000 per depositor. Just keep in mind that you’re

Thursday, September 01, 2011 1:29 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Using cash instead of a loan to pay for a car is always the best financial plan, but if you need to finance, auto loan rates in DC Metro, Washington DC, are staying low. Auto loan rates have been low across the country and are still falling, making it an ideal time for those in

Monday, June 27, 2011 1:10 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Money market accounts are currently at a national average of 0.16 percent, but many institutions are still offering higher rates. If you’re looking money market accounts in Washington, DC, our rates survey can help you locate a yield in the District of Columbia. A money market account is a popular place to keep long-term savings.

Monday, March 21, 2011 2:20 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Between gas prices and replacing car parts on that old clunker, you may be ready to purchase a new vehicle. If you’re thinking about financing, now is a great time to be in the market. The average 60-month auto loan rate is currently at 5.68 percent. With auto loan rates in Washington, DC, at a