Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, September 03, 2015 4:18 pm
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

A suburban Kansas City, Missouri, homeowners association lost its battle with a family over the color of a backyard playground.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 2:27 pm
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

Homeowners who live near Trader Joe’s have higher property values than those near Whole Foods, according to a RealtyTrac report.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 1:51 pm
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

Mortgage servicers are spending more time on borrowers who are behind on payments than those who are current, according to a new J.D. Power study.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 10:44 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

On average, women of color have mortgages with higher interest rates than their white counterparts, according to a new study.

Friday, October 17, 2014 12:00 pm
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

Here are three costs homeowners should not overlook when planning a maintenance budget.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 3:54 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The rate of homeownership in the U.S. is at a 19-year low.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 4:10 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The average cost to own a home is up more than 20 percent across the country.

Friday, July 05, 2013 4:00 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Homeownership continues to decline, even as the housing market improves.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 6:04 pm
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

The CFPB held a field hearing Wednesday to explore student loan affordability issues and find ways for private student loan borrowers to manage their debt.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 3:04 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The House tax-writing committee recently held a hearing on homeownership tax breaks and how they fit into tax reform. Guess what. They’re safe!

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