Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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.

Friday, October 04, 2013 11:31 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The last time the U.S. government bickered about the debt ceiling, S&P lowered its credit rating.

Thursday, May 02, 2013 4:52 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

What will congress do this time as we near the latest limit on U.S. borrowing? Who knows?

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