Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The FTC is raising awareness that those serving our country need to also be wary in guarding their finances.

Sunday, December 29, 2013 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

More money is spent to sell financial products to consumers rather than educate them.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 1:40 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

CFPB Director Cordray tells bankers that financial companies and consumers are jointly responsible.

Friday, August 09, 2013 4:31 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

The CFPB recently released its first report on its financial education efforts.

Thursday, February 28, 2013 12:13 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Created by the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, CFPB’s Office of Financial Education is just getting off the ground.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012 8:00 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

Learn the different mortgage payment methods and how to tighten your grip on your wallet, today on Bankrate.com.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 2:00 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Pundits sometimes fault politicians for their failure to understand what one presidential candidate called “the vision thing.” That charge might not to stick to Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, judging by a recent speech in which he painted an idealistic picture of the future of financial education. “In our

Monday, December 05, 2011 9:30 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Parents looking for smart ways to educate their children about holiday shopping can turn to some new tips from Wells Fargo bank. The tips aim to help parents and grandparents prepare their children for the holiday-shopping season and teach them good financial habits before they start shopping themselves. Here’s the list. Make a budget.┬áReview your