Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, June 23, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week’s focus will be on the so-so housing market, which has been holding back the economy.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 4:53 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Even though the Federal Reserve chopped its 2014 growth outlook, Chair Janet Yellen is sticking to the central bank’s playbook.

Thursday, June 12, 2014 11:41 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Growth in retail sales largely reflects sales of cars and the fuel to run them.

Friday, June 06, 2014 5:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Chief economists from some of the largest U.S. banks are feeling upbeat about the economy.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:12 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

A report showing a very weak economic performance during the first quarter is already being discounted.

Monday, May 26, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Upcoming economic readings may offer signs of whether the economy is in bloom.

Monday, January 27, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

While the economic recovery has been uneven at times, growth recently has been more impressive.

Monday, August 12, 2013 5:24 pm
By Chris Kahn · Bankrate.com

Economic statistics are complicated, but when the government revises them, it’s not the result of politics.

Monday, April 22, 2013 5:30 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week, we’ll get reminders of the turbulent times in which we live. And that’s just the economy.

Monday, April 08, 2013 5:40 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

With baseball season now in full swing, the coming week’s lineup of economic reports features minor-leaguers. The best of the bunch is the government’s look at March retail sales, due Friday morning.

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