Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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!

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:44 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Prospective renters found fewer places available for rent in the third quarter. Yet monthly rents barely changed.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The decision to buy instead of rent is easier if you calculate the numbers.

Monday, May 21, 2012 6:30 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Despite the battering of the housing market, young adults still intend to own a home.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 2:26 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Despite low mortgage rates and home prices, the first quarter of this year saw the rate of homeownership fall …

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