Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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.

Friday, March 14, 2014 6:05 am
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Lending money to family and friends? Make sure to follow these rules.

Monday, March 10, 2014 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The economic outlook as measured by household balance sheets continues to improve.

Monday, March 03, 2014 4:42 pm
By Steve Bucci · Bankrate.com

Last-second resolution conferences will continue to benefit the collectors until consumers are made aware of their rights.

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