Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, July 06, 2015 12:33 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Greek citizens voted in a “yes-no” referendum on Sunday. The “no” votes won with more than 60 percent.

Friday, July 03, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Greece is playing a very dangerous game of chicken with its creditors and the European Central Bank (ECB).

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 3:56 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

With loan deadlines looming and no cash, Greece is hammering out an eleventh-hour deal to get more bailout money. Here’s what American investors should know.

Friday, January 16, 2015 1:21 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

On Thursday the Swiss National Bank abruptly removed the peg against the euro and everything went haywire. What does it mean for small investors?

Monday, November 24, 2014 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The dollar has been on a tear in recent months, strengthening against most major currencies.

Monday, August 04, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The U.S. Treasury is considering issuing a 50-year Treasury maturity.

Friday, November 09, 2012 4:38 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

The story of a kid who stole his parents’ life savings to buy candy illustrates why cash is risky.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012 1:04 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The 68-year-old CEO of insurer AIG, Robert Benmosche, says people are living too long to retire when they are in their 50s and 60s.

Thursday, May 31, 2012 1:50 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Think mortgage rates are low? Well, they are about to get lower.