Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, July 03, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Tired of spending hours in bumper-to-bumper traffic? Do a flyover for three grand.

Wednesday, September 07, 2011 11:36 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

With average 60-month auto loan rates in Long Island, NY, at 5.46 percent, now is a good time to be in the market for a new car. But it’s still important to create a budget before you get a loan, despite rates being at near record lows. You should always pay cash up front for

Sunday, July 03, 2011 3:45 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Gambling a bit on an up-and-coming stock can be enticing, but if you’re really looking to save, a money market account is a safe bet. Money market accounts in Long Island, NY, are currently at an average of 0.16 percent, but many large national and online banks are offering rates above the national average. A

Sunday, March 27, 2011 11:30 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

With average 60-month auto loan rates in Long Island, NY, at 5.46 percent, now is a good time to be in the market for a new car. But it’s still important to create a budget before you get a loan, despite rates being at near record lows. You should always pay cash up front for