Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, December 04, 2014 2:33 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

It looks like the expired tax breaks known as extenders are finally on their way to approval. But the deal is only for the 2014 tax year. Further action will be needed in 2015.

Wednesday, May 07, 2014 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

A woman plans to bequeath money for the care of a much-loved companion: her philodendron.

Thursday, July 25, 2013 3:05 pm
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

The Senate has passed a bill to tie the student loan rate to the 10-year Treasury note. But critics question how much it will really help students.

Friday, July 20, 2012 5:31 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The mobster’s estate on Palm Island in Miami is on the market. Can you afford to live like a gangsta?

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 12:03 pm
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

You might want to grab a potent potable for this one: Alex Trebek of “Jeopardy!” fame might be retiring pretty soon.