Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, March 13, 2014 2:30 pm
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

I bought a $1 scratch-off lottery ticket every day for a month. Here’s how my experiment fared.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

A huge windfall means a nice holiday surprise for several charities.

Saturday, August 24, 2013 6:05 am
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

Just in case you don’t win the lottery, here’s what you can do to juice up your retirement savings.

Thursday, June 06, 2013 6:13 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

An 84-year-old Florida woman is lucky that she doesn’t owe state taxes on her lottery millions, but the new money could mean some of her Social Security is taxed.

Monday, May 27, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

A Virginia man makes winning the lottery look easy.

Wednesday, April 03, 2013 5:05 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Would you rather save money in a CD or buy a lottery ticket? What if you could do both at the same time?

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 1:20 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Powerball-winning couple proves their commitment to community.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 4:16 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Owners of the two winning Powerball tickets will split the record $587.5 million jackpot. Federal and state tax collectors will get some of the winnings, too.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 6:00 am
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

Remember how a your dad would advise, “Shop before you take the first loan you’re offered”? Bankrate remembers.

Monday, June 11, 2012 8:00 am
By Rose Raymond · Bankrate.com

Happy Monday! Here at Bankrate, we spend our weekends monitoring our bank statements and discussing dividend yields over cocktails.

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