Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:19 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Ditching a long-term debt might feel satisfying, but it doesn’t mean you should do it.

Monday, October 17, 2011 3:43 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

During times of economic instability and employment uncertainty, many people wonder if they should pay off their mortgage, especially as they get closer to retirement. One rule of thumb used to be (all rules of thumb seem to be under scrutiny these days) that if you could get a better real rate of return in