Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:46 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Lock your mortgage rate now because today’s rate plunge might not last long. That’s today’s advice from mortgage brokers and loan officers.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 3:21 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

More than a million dwellings needed to be built last year just to keep up with the new households that were created. Yet only 620,000 new housing units were completed, meaning that the nation fell short by 430,000 homes. And that’s just in 1 year. So says Laurie Goodman, codirector of the Urban Institute’s Housing

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:52 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve boss says a British vote to leave the E.U. could rock the U.S. economy.

Monday, June 06, 2016 3:22 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve chief has acknowledged recent data without revealing if a rate hike is coming.

Monday, May 30, 2016 6:00 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

We’ll get a snapshot of the workforce this Friday, and there are plenty of reasons to take notice.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 2:00 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

Policymakers at the Federal Reserve have opted to keep interest rates frozen.

Monday, April 04, 2016 11:12 am
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is now taking complaints about online personal loans. Here’s what consumers have had to say.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 2:53 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve probably will raise rates slowly, and over several years, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen says.

Wednesday, March 09, 2016 7:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The average amount Americans are financing for a new car loan as well as their average monthly payment have hit all-time highs.

Wednesday, March 02, 2016 4:41 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Fed’s latest economic survey finds a growing economy, despite weak spots.

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