Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, June 22, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

More of the recovery story will be fleshed out with this week’s readings on growth and housing.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 1:46 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

Homebuilders are becoming increasingly optimistic about their prospects as the economy and housing market improve.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 4:41 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

Improved job prospects, low interest rates and a low supply of housing mean that home prices are showing healthy gains.

Friday, June 05, 2015 1:40 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

Strong May employment report means the economy is strengthening and the Federal Reserve will stay on track to start tightening monetary policy. This means that mortgage rates will likely continue their upward march.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:41 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Fed meeting minutes suggest policymakers aren’t eager to take the plunge to higher rates.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 2:33 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

An improving world economy is rubbing off on mortgage rates. They are rising.

Friday, May 08, 2015 2:50 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Find out what Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says are the biggest challenges lying ahead for employment.

Tags: economy, gnews, news
Friday, May 08, 2015 2:32 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

Strong job creation in April means higher mortgage rates are also likely to follow.

Tags: economy, gnews
Friday, April 03, 2015 1:32 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

If you had been under the impression that an improving economy gave you a short window of opportunity to get a mortgage at today’s low interest rates, today’s employment report should make you feel more optimistic.

Monday, March 09, 2015 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Hear what economic forecasters have to say about oil prices, jobs, interest rates and your wallet.

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