Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, July 28, 2014 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

A financial wish list will help you achieve something greater than simply a bigger bottom line.

Monday, June 03, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

For some, having money is more rewarding if it’s visible to those around them.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 1:14 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

It’s an age-old question: Does money buy happiness? Most people think wealth and happiness are not mutually exclusive and studies tend to agree, despite the “poor little rich girl” description that’s often applied to people like copper mining heiress Huguette Clark. Clark, a recluse, died last week at the age of 104. Even though she

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 3:38 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Well, it’s official, at least according to two recent reports. Money does buy happiness, but it’s not the only factor. Keirsey Research, the company that conducted a study of 3,900 individuals, finds that you can’t be wealthy in the manner of the elder, reclusive Howard Hughes and expect to be happy – you have to