Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 6:00 am
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Trump will have a clear advantage not enjoyed by all incoming presidents: His party controls the legislative branch.

Monday, November 14, 2016 6:40 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Donald Trump’s victory in the election means something for banking. It’s just hard to say what that something is.

Wednesday, November 09, 2016 2:40 am
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Donald Trump’s victory was a polling surprise, but he has had plans for some time for making a big splash when he enters the White House.

Monday, November 07, 2016 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

One thing they can agree on, though: The presidential election is like a car that’s out of control.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:59 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Look hard and you might see that the debates actually did feature some meaty discussion of the economy.

Sunday, October 09, 2016 11:50 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

The second presidential debate touched on these economic topics — along with other issues, including character.

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 2:41 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The New York Times report on Donald Trump’s old tax returns included comments from his former accountant. Should he have kept his knowledge of the GOP presidential candidate’s returns confidential?

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 12:49 am
By Jill Cornfield · Bankrate.com

For more than an hour and a half, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump duked it out over a wide variety of issues. Here is a look at five topics related to your money that were addressed during the debate.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 11:22 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Donald Trump’s revised tax plan is less costly, but at the expense of those who contribute to charities. They would lose more of the value of their itemized deductions.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 2:32 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

The gross national debt stands at $19 trillion, equaling 106% of the country’s gross domestic product, and under Clinton or Trump it would grow even larger.

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