Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:11 pm
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy episode was familiar and comforting.

Monday, July 28, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

When do mergers and acquisitions help your portfolio, and how do you tell the bad deals?

Monday, July 21, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Take our crash course on finding the best prices for back-to-school.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 11:54 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

With one crisis behind us and another possibly looming, what can we expect in coming months?

Monday, September 30, 2013 5:39 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Brad Sorensen: What I would tell just a regular retail investor is that it’s important to look past and not pay too much attention to all the noise we give in the near term.

Monday, September 23, 2013 5:45 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

The message is “one one hand … on the other hand” for all of our guests as they discuss the economic outlook for 2014, mortgage rates, health insurance and garage sales.

Monday, September 02, 2013 6:00 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Is the job market better nowadays? It’s getting better. Still, it’s tough for job hunters as well as for small business that want to grow

Monday, August 12, 2013 5:50 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

A lot of money is being spent to clothe and prepare students from kindergarten through college For retailers, the back-to-school shopping season ranks second, behind Christmas.

Monday, August 05, 2013 5:40 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Jeff Bartlett, deputy auto editor for Consumer Reports, explains whether he believes the impressive Impala is an outlier in the General Motors family, and how he measures affordability.