Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, December 05, 2014 3:06 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The employment report released this morning is great news for the economy but not so much for mortgage borrowers.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 11:56 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

The government’s latest employment reading shows hiring was better than expected during June.

Friday, June 06, 2014 11:16 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The jobs report could have pushed rates higher today but it hasn’t yet thanks to the European Central Bank.

Friday, May 02, 2014 4:26 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Mortgage rates didn’t move after investors realized that the jobless rate plunged because the workforce shrank.

Friday, March 07, 2014 3:28 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Labor Department says 175,000 jobs were added last month, while the unemployment rate rose.

Friday, March 07, 2014 2:49 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

This morning’s February employment report had mixed news for the economy and for mortgage borrowers.

Friday, January 10, 2014 1:33 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The puzzling December jobs report may bring some good news to homebuyers and homeowners seeking to get a low mortgage rate.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 4:58 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Those looking for work should expect hiring to accelerate this year and the quality of jobs to improve.

Friday, December 06, 2013 11:34 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The November employment report brings good news to the economy but should serve as a wake-up call to mortgage borrowers.

Wednesday, December 04, 2013 4:24 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The government Friday releases the November jobs report. Here’s what we’ll be looking out for.

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