Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, May 23, 2015 6:05 am
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

A study finds that banning smartphones in school has a big impact on student performance.

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:17 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The three big bureaus will pay a fine and change how information is added, reviewed and removed from credit reports.

Friday, May 22, 2015 8:40 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

Synthetic ID theft is piecing together a new identity using a combination of real and fake information. It accounts for up to 85 percent of all fraud, the government says.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:54 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Even if the U.S. Supreme Court says states have to recognize gay marriage, same-sex couples need good estate plans.

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.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:11 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Five big banks are guilty of manipulating foreign exchange rates. They must pay some very big fines and the banks have promised to cease criminal activity.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:41 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Fed meeting minutes suggest policymakers aren’t eager to take the plunge to higher rates.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:00 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

The U.S. Department of Education is proposing new rules for the deals colleges strike with banks to promote checking accounts and other products to students.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 6:05 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

Another state has banned insurance companies from charging loyal customers higher premiums.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 4:34 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The government alleged the online payments company illegally signed users up for unwanted credit.

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