Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, March 17, 2014 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Five women who became billionaires this year earned their fortunes themselves.

Monday, December 30, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The rich who got richer this year added a collective $100 billion to their balance sheets.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

America is minting billionaires so quickly they can’t all fit on the list of the richest.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 6:05 am
By Jeff Fruhwirth · Bankrate.com

Here are seven ways to cut the cost of holiday gifts.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 6:05 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Barack Obama’s record on the economy doesn’t stack up to that of other presidents.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 5:28 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

In any list that includes the wealthiest individuals, you might expect a name like Rockefeller to crop up — and it does, at No. 4 on the list of richest members of Congress. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, (D-W.Va.), descendant of oilman John D. Rockefeller, has a reported net worth of $81 million, mostly in trusts. But

Friday, April 23, 2010 2:35 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

For those who might be pining for a little luxury but don’t have the wealth to sustain the lifestyle – well, you can always look.