Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, February 27, 2014 12:22 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Sales of new, single-family homes hit a five-year high in January.

Thursday, December 05, 2013 12:30 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Buyers don’t seem fazed by higher mortgage rates as home sales surge.

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Thursday, October 03, 2013 11:42 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The new U.S. $100 bill — to debut Oct. 8 — includes a blue security stripe.

Thursday, July 25, 2013 5:49 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Rising rates aren’t frightening off buyers of newly built homes.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 8:02 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Home builders are caught short in filling demand for construction projects.

Tuesday, January 03, 2012 6:30 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Are you planning to focus more on your waistline or your finances in the new year? A survey by Allianz Life found that while 49 percent of Americans said they were more likely to make and keep a New Year’s resolution tied to diet and exercise, only 43 percent said they’ll keep one that leads