Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:35 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The retail report is the proverbial hot mess of numbers because of sales by auto dealers and gas stations, both moving in opposite directions.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:08 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The SEC has filed an action against a fake bank that allegedly defrauded investors out of millions.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 2:30 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Japan plans to tax downloaded material by 2015. Would it work in the United States?

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 3:23 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

It’s quick and easy to donate money online, but don’t let haste waste your charitable dollar.

Monday, January 07, 2013 4:47 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Registering for an online Social Security information account will give you an estimate of how much Social Security you’re likely to qualify for.

Thursday, June 07, 2012 2:28 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

It’s hard to look beyond the dream of owning a residential island, but buying any vacant property can result in big bills.

Thursday, April 26, 2012 8:00 am
By Rose Raymond · Bankrate.com

Happy Thursday! The Federal Reserve sat on rates for the 35th time while mortgage rates dropped.