Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, February 20, 2015 3:09 pm
By Stacy Jones · Bankrate.com

At the end of December, student loan debt reached $1.2 trillion.

Monday, February 09, 2015 6:30 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investors who wouldn’t dream of buying on margin in their brokerage account, decide that they will borrow against the equity in their home to invest in the market.

Friday, February 06, 2015 1:22 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Last week’s meeting of the Fed was generally interpreted as bullish on the economy and bolstered confidence that an interest rate increase could indeed come this year.

Monday, February 02, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week’s highlights will include updates on jobs and wages and a birthday for the euro.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 2:03 pm
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

The Fed still says, “No rush!” But you still need to be ready for when rates rise.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 2:01 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The federal funds rate will remain ultralow, targeting between zero and 0.25 percent.

Monday, January 26, 2015 5:55 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The “big game” among this week’s economic events is the Federal Reserve meeting. The Federal Open Market Committee huddles just days after Europe’s Central Bank took a page out of the Fed’s playbook, embarking on a trillion euros in asset purchases intended to lift the region’s economy. It says something about our time that there’s

Monday, January 19, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week’s economic reports shine a spotlight on the housing market.

Monday, January 12, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week brings new inflation data, updated holiday sales numbers and a Bezos birthday.

Wednesday, January 07, 2015 4:55 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Minutes from last month’s Fed meeting indicate a rate hike may be a few months off.

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