Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 11:04 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

With auto loan rates in Oakland, CA, and in cities throughout the nation at lows, now might be a good time for those that need to finance. To find the best loan rates, shop around online, at banks and at your local credit union. The average 60-month new-car loan is currently at 5.34 percent. It’s

Sunday, September 11, 2011 10:00 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

A money market account offers a better yield than other interest-bearing savings accounts and the benefit of safety, making it a good place for long-term savings. Money market accounts in Oakland, CA, may be showing low rates, but there are still some higher yielding accounts out there. Insured by the FDIC up to $250,000 per

Thursday, April 14, 2011 3:36 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

With auto loan rates in Oakland, CA, and in cities throughout the nation at lows, now might be a good time for those that need to finance. To find the best loan rates, shop around online, at banks and at your local credit union. The average 60-month new-car loan is currently at 5.34 percent. It’s