Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:07 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Keystone State lottery players now get their winnings free of state taxes. The governor is proposing a tax on some jackpots as a way to close the state’s budget gap.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 10:00 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

With the average national money market account yield at 0.14 percent, many investors are looking to other savings vehicles. But if you’re looking for a safe account that will help you save for the long-term, a money market account might be a good place for your savings. Use our rates survey to look for money

Saturday, October 29, 2011 11:00 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

With auto loan rates in Lancaster, PA, at record lows, now might be a good time to purchase a new car. You might even be able to get lower rates if you have good credit. Make sure to correct any errors on your credit report before applying for a loan. Paying cash for a car

Friday, September 16, 2011 10:59 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The 60-month auto loan rates in Pittsburgh, PA, are at near record lows, making it a good time for those in the market. Even though rates are low, it’s important to budget before looking for a loan – you don’t want to get stuck with a payment that’s more than you can afford. Paying cash

Thursday, August 25, 2011 1:45 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

In a rocky market, it’s wise to keep your savings in safe accounts. A money market account is insured by the FDIC and offers a better rate than other interest-bearing savings accounts. Use our up-to-date research to find money market accounts in Lancaster, PA, and in cities throughout the nation. Even though rates are somewhat

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 10:12 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in Philadelphia, PA, have been at near record low levels, making now a good time to finance. But before you get a loan, make sure to budget. To search for the best loans in your area of Pennsylvania, use our rates survey. The average 60-month new car loan moved down this week

Friday, July 22, 2011 1:21 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in York, PA, have been at near record lows, making it a good time to finance while rates are staying low. It’s always a good idea to pay the car off in full if you can, but low rates are making it easier to finance. Shop around thoroughly to find the best

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 1:07 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Finding a better-than-average yield can be tough in this economy, but a money market account can provide a decent yield and a safe place for your savings. If you’re searching for money market accounts in Pittsburgh, PA, our rates survey can help you locate a better-than-average yield. Because they are insured up to $250,000 by

Sunday, June 12, 2011 12:30 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The average money market account rate has remained around low lately, but many large national banks are offering more appealing yields. If you’re looking a money market accounts in Philadelphia, PA, our rates survey can help you quickly find a high yield in your area of Pennsylvania. Money market accounts can be used as long-term

Saturday, May 21, 2011 12:30 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in Scranton, PA, and across the country remain low. Car loans moved down a bit this week, with the national average for a 60-month new-car loan dropping to 5.58 percent. With auto loan rates so low, now is a great time to finance. Search for auto loan rates in Scranton, PA, and in

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