Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, November 21, 2011 10:37 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in Elmira, NY, and across the country are at near record lows, making financing much more attractive. But keep in mind that paying cash is always a better financial plan. The average 60-month new-car loan is at 5.34 percent this week. It’s important to budget before you start looking for a loan.

Saturday, September 17, 2011 12:00 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Saving for the long-term can be tough to do in a rocky economy, but a money market account can offer the benefit of safety along with a better-than-average yield. Money market accounts in Elmira, NY, are currently at an average of 0.15 percent, but many institutions are posting better rates. Money market accounts are insured

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 2:32 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in Elmira, NY, and across the country are at near record lows, making financing much more attractive. But keep in mind that paying cash is always a better financial plan. The average 60-month new-car loan is at 5.34 percent this week. It’s important to budget before you start looking for a loan.