Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 12:26 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The U.S. Treasury holds weekly T-bill auctions. That’s not news, but in the 4 weekly auctions held before the Oct. 19 auctions, the 1-month T-bill was priced to yield 0.00%.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 2:00 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

If the federal debt ceiling isn’t raised by Nov. 5, Uncle Sam won’t be able to pay his bills. The deadline was adjusted in part because of reduced tax receipts.

Thursday, February 06, 2014 2:55 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Some lawmakers warn a debt ceiling fight could slow refunds even more.

Monday, November 18, 2013 11:21 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Will Washington fail again? A fresh series of budget deadlines is fast approaching.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 2:42 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Congress finally passed legislation to end the shutdown. And rates did the unexpected.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 11:06 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Congress has dodged U.S. default. But the clock is ticking once again.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:54 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Social Security checks could be delayed if Congress doesn’t raise the debt ceiling quickly.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 11:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

American Bankers Association CEO Frank Keating tells Congress to raise the debt ceiling.

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 4:36 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

President Barack Obama says he’s open to a short-term budget and debt ceiling deal.

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:33 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

In true horror movie fashion, the debt ceiling is closing in on the U.S. economy.

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