Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:00 pm
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

How much should you keep in your emergency fund? Here are three suggestions.

Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:07 pm
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

How much should you save in your emergency fund?

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Here are some emergency savings tips to make sure you’re covered on a rainy day.

Friday, July 05, 2013 1:57 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Savings accounts are still the best way to save for rainy day, but all accounts aren’t equal.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 5:03 pm
By Jeff Fruhwirth · Bankrate.com

Here are five smart ways to put your tax refund to work.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 9:59 am
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Regularly putting some money aside into savings is crucial during these tough times.

Friday, December 28, 2012 10:59 am
By Shannyn Allan · Bankrate.com

Most New Year’s resolutions fall by the wayside, but we have 13 easy-to-implement ways to fine-tune your finances in 2013.

Friday, June 29, 2012 5:00 pm
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

A lot of people are living paycheck to paycheck. In the case of retirees, a lot are living Social Security check to Social Security check.

Friday, March 23, 2012 2:00 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new survey from Capital One shows that taxes can have consequences for savings accounts. Go to Bankrate.com to learn the best way to use your refund.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 5:40 pm
By Greg McBride, CFA · Bankrate.com

On Tuesday, I joined Oliver Pursche on the Money Matters Financial Network to talk about a key question on many Americans’ minds these days: What should I do with my tax refund? Here’s a condensed version of our conversation, in both written and spoken form. Greg: There are some important steps you can take to

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