Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, July 03, 2012 8:00 am
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

Light some fireworks, hoist up that flag and pet an eagle! It’s time for a rockin’ ‘Merican celebraish!

Saturday, April 07, 2012 6:30 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The taxicab has finally entered the modern era — at least it will in New York City next year.

Thursday, July 29, 2010 10:00 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

They may give environmentally conscious consumers everywhere a warm and fuzzy feeling in their stomachs, but electric and plug-in hybrid cars are deadly serious business for the automakers that have invested millions in their development and production. The Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf haven’t even appeared on American streets yet, and already competition is heating

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 2:22 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Volkswagen recently unveiled a plug-in electric car version of their Golf compact, which it plans to roll out in the U.S. market by 2013. Like Nissan’s LEAF, the Golf Blue-E-Motion will be a pure electric car, in contrast to GM’s much-touted gas-electric hybrid Volt. If you’re considering a pure electric, you’ve probably already made peace