Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, March 31, 2016 5:25 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Car sales have been steadily rising and the entry-level crossovers are the hottest segment, according to new data from Experian Automotive.

Wednesday, March 09, 2016 7:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The average amount Americans are financing for a new car loan as well as their average monthly payment have hit all-time highs.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 2:24 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

People age 65+ are 34% more likely to lose money in a scam than someone in their 40s.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Americans are leasing cars and taking out new car loans at a record pace, according to the latest data from Experian Automotive.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 10:31 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

More can loans are getting approved than ever since the recession.

Friday, October 23, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Seniors are often a target for identity theft. They tend to be less digitally aware, they trust more easily and are more civic- and family-minded.

Friday, October 02, 2015 1:41 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Hackers have stolen the personal information of 15 million in a data breach of Experian.

Saturday, September 05, 2015 7:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The gap between the monthly payments for new and used cars is at the widest level on record, according to Experian Automotive.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:51 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Car loans for consumers with the worst credit, so-called subprime and deep subprime, have fallen to its lowest share of auto loans overall since 2012.

Saturday, May 09, 2015 7:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Car shoppers who opt to buy an alternative fuel car are more likely to use cash to make their purchase than those buying traditional cars.

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