Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, October 06, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

If you’ve made at least one really bad financial decision during your lifetime, you’re not alone. In fact, 67 percent of U.S. adults, defined by their income to be middle-class, admitted in one recent survey that they’d made such errors. Nearly half, 47 percent, acknowledged that they’d made two or more bad decisions. The median

Thursday, June 21, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants consumers to share their money mistakes for others to learn from.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 4:02 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The best way to ensure that your retirement portfolio consistently grows is not through complicated and arcane investing schemes but simply by putting money into your retirement account on a regular basis. The second best way is to take the free money from your employer in the form of matching contributions if you are lucky