Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, September 04, 2014 1:55 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Delinquent Massachusetts taxpayers have a chance to get right with the state revenue office if they pay up during the amnesty period, which ends Oct. 31.

Wednesday, June 05, 2013 10:25 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Massachusetts just wrapped up a sale of general obligation bonds labeled as green bonds, and investors ate it up.

Monday, December 05, 2011 3:44 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

GMAC, the mortgage arm of Ally Financial, will cease most of its mortgage lending in Massachusetts. The announcement came a day after Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley filed suit against GMAC and four other major mortgage servicers, alleging illegal foreclosure practices in Massachusetts. GMAC says it will stop buying loans from correspondent lenders and wholesale

Sunday, November 13, 2011 10:00 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

If you can’t afford to pay cash for a new car, financing isn’t such a bad option right now. Auto loan rates in Springfield, MA, didn’t move much at all this week. The average 60-month auto loan is still at 5.34 percent. Those with good credit might have an easier time getting lower rates. If

Sunday, October 09, 2011 11:45 am
By Clare Mallen · Bankrate.com

Information on a home refinance in Chelmsford, MA, can be confusing, but we provide tools to help you make your decision. Refinancing rates can change throughout the day and week, but our easy rates search function allows you to check local refinancing rates in Chelmsford and throughout Massachusetts. Refinance mortgage rates in Chelmsford, Massachusetts Here are the

Saturday, October 08, 2011 10:00 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

It doesn’t look like money market account yields are going to be on the rise anytime soon – rates are still suffering in the wake of the Federal Reserve slash of short-term interest rates back in 2008. But if you’re looking for a money market accounts in Chestnut, MA, our rates survey can help. Due

Monday, October 03, 2011 9:12 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The average money market account yield has been staying right around 0.15 percent nationwide. But there are several large national banks offering better rates. If you’re looking a money market accounts in New Bedford, MA, use our rates survey to find a satisfactory yield. Since they are insured by the FDIC up to $250,000 per

Saturday, September 24, 2011 11:00 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The outlook on money market account yields hasn’t been good since the Federal Reserve slashed short-term interest rates to zero. But if you’re looking for money market accounts in Cambridge, MA, our rates survey can help. Money market accounts generally offer a higher yield than other interest-bearing savings accounts. Insured by the FDIC up to

Friday, September 09, 2011 9:47 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Stocks may potentially be able to bring in more of yield, but if you’re looking for something a little more low-risk, then a money market account might be your best bet. Money market accounts in Springfield, MA, have stayed at an average of 0.15 percent, but many large national and online banks are offering rates

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 1:35 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Paying cash for a vehicle is always the best financial plan, but if you need to finance, auto loan rates in Boston, MA, are staying low. Auto loan rates have been low across the country and are still falling, making it an ideal time for those in the market. It’s vital to shop around when

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