Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:00 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Will your savings habits come back to haunt you? As Halloween approaches, here are three signs you might be tricking yourself when planning your personal finances.

Thursday, October 09, 2014 12:15 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Are seniors to blame for their new debt, or are their sons, daughters and grandbabies?

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:17 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

A new survey finds some cardholders are still overly reliant on the payment method.

Tags: Debt, news
Monday, July 21, 2014 10:08 am
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

A new report finds it’s hard for consumers using debt settlement firms to come out ahead.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 3:24 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is suing a Georgia-based firm for allegedly churning out debt collection law suits.

Monday, July 14, 2014 5:25 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Agency says ACE Cash Express pressured borrowers into taking out loans they couldn’t afford.

Monday, July 14, 2014 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Their beliefs may not match up with their actions, but young adults are financially confident.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 4:33 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Mortgage debt is driving an increase in total household obligations, but more are paying on time.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:47 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

A small provision in many private student loan contracts could result in big consequences.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:02 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Some consumers end up paying more in fees than the amount of money initially borrowed.

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