Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, March 15, 2014 6:05 am
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Reduce your mortgage balance more quickly by strategizing your payments.

Friday, March 07, 2014 4:13 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

A dead Michigan woman wasn’t discovered for six years, revealing a pitfall of automatic bill-pay.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 4:10 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The average cost to own a home is up more than 20 percent across the country.

Thursday, December 26, 2013 9:21 am
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

The recent data breach at Target raises a question: Which is safer, credit cards or debit cards?

Friday, November 08, 2013 1:07 pm
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

One great budgeting tip helps you save today so you won’t worry about expenses tomorrow.

Friday, November 08, 2013 11:34 am
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Here are some great ways to eliminate late fees.

Tuesday, April 09, 2013 5:01 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

If your home was in the process of foreclosure in 2009 and 2010, you may be getting a check in the mail next week.

Wednesday, February 06, 2013 1:34 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

The United States Postal Service announced it will end Saturday mail delivery on Aug. 1. What will that mean for your finances?

Tuesday, October 09, 2012 3:47 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Are more consumers using debt responsibly, or have the low performers been weeded out?

Thursday, July 26, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Mobile payments have one advantage over cash, check or plastic: consumer data that merchants can mine to personalize marketing.