Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, May 20, 2016 10:50 am
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

The top presidential candidates are filthy rich, but they can’t do any better than most Americans when it comes to their bank accounts.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:52 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Nearly 40% of U.S. adults either don’t have a credit card or don’t use one linked to a rewards program. Here’s what you’re missing.

Friday, March 11, 2016 1:54 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Lending Club, a major P2P lender, uses WebBank to originate the loans that Lending Club securitizes. Investors buy the securities which are backed by the loans. By the end of 2015, Lending Club had issued almost $16 billion in loans.

Saturday, March 15, 2014 6:05 am
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Reduce your mortgage balance more quickly by strategizing your payments.

Friday, September 13, 2013 6:52 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Interest rates, home prices and low inventory are hampering buyers.

Thursday, September 12, 2013 4:39 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

A new study finds minority-owned banks tend to offer higher-than-average CD rates, especially on shorter-term CDs.

Monday, October 08, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke offers suffering savers no relief from low interest rates.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:00 am
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

Does getting older freak you the heck out? The only remedy for that is a vehicle that can outrun time itself. Hold on to your toupee.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012 7:49 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

There are two rules about building wealth the rich generally never forget. The first is to always take advantage of “found money.”