Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:07 pm
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

You might be eligible for a tax break if you’re owed money and there’s no hope of repayment.

Friday, February 07, 2014 3:03 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

OCC survey finds banks eased underwriting standards for business and consumer loans.

Thursday, February 06, 2014 10:08 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Credit unions see lending outpace spending for the first time since 2007.

Friday, January 24, 2014 2:55 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Four major U.S. banks exit deposit advance business, but might not be gone for long.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 4:09 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Various factors stalling the housing market are contributing to a lower forecast in loan originations.

Monday, November 04, 2013 5:53 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Consumer advocacy groups ask federal regulators to step up bank scrutiny.

Thursday, May 09, 2013 2:21 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

A jumbo mortgage is more readily available for the right type of borrower.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Using your car as collateral for a loan is a slippery slope for many consumers leading to increased debt.

Tags: autos, Cars, loan
Monday, April 08, 2013 5:18 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

A CD can’t earn you much interest these days, but it can help you qualify for a CD-secured loan at many banks and credit unions.

Monday, March 18, 2013 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A new TD Bank loan program aims to help veterans obtain financing to open franchise businesses.

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