Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, December 02, 2016 11:02 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Unemployment has fallen to a nine-year low, but challenges — including slow wage growth — remain.

Sunday, October 09, 2016 5:00 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

September’s disappointing hiring wasn’t weak enough to derail a likely December rate hike.

Thursday, August 04, 2016 7:05 am
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

This week, Japan’s cabinet approved a stimulus package with new spending of $73 billion made up, in part, of helicopter money.

Friday, July 08, 2016 5:52 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

The stock market embraced a strong jobs report to break through its Brexit funk and close at new highs.

Wednesday, July 06, 2016 4:28 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

The May jobs report gave the Federal Reserve’s rate-setting panel a jolt that set off worries about the health of the job market.

Friday, November 06, 2015 12:51 pm
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

The U.S. economy added a whopping 271,000 jobs in October, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Friday, November 06, 2015 11:07 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

October saw a strong job report and more wage growth. Will the Fed act on interest rates?

Friday, October 02, 2015 12:18 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Labor Department’s September jobs report shows weaker-than-expected hiring.

Monday, August 31, 2015 11:52 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

What the Fed will do next month is still an open question, despite comments from officials.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 12:23 pm
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

The June jobs report was less-than-stellar. Find out what it means for mortgage rates.

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