Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, July 04, 2015 7:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Here’s how red, white and blue cars rank in popularity by brand and model.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 6:22 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Low gas prices and rising household incomes mean lots of Americans will travel this holiday weekend.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:39 pm
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

On a tight budget? Here are nine frugal ways to celebrate the Fourth of July.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012 8:00 am
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

Light some fireworks, hoist up that flag and pet an eagle! It’s time for a rockin’ ‘Merican celebraish!

Monday, July 04, 2011 7:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

It’s the Fourth of July and I’m not only honoring our nation’s birthday, I’m celebrating my own personal freedom and looking forward to more of it when my husband and I retire. For many people, retirement is the ultimate Independence Day — a time to do what you want, when you want to do it,