Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, November 08, 2013 4:50 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Is the classic rags-to-riches tale a reality in America? A new report looks at which factors can help you become a successful character in the story.

Monday, July 22, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

They don’t gossip and they don’t eat junk food, among other virtues.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 6:15 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Would you say the rich or the poor are more likely to break the law while driving, support unethical behavior at work and even take candy from children? Turns out, it’s the rich, according to a series of seven experiments conducted by researchers and reported in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Perhaps it’s

Sunday, January 15, 2012 3:41 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The U.S. is meant to be the land of equal opportunity, but two-thirds of Americans believe we’re living in class warfare, according to the results of one poll. The wealthy have been under increased scrutiny since the Great Recession of 2009 and the Occupy Wall Street movement, with its “we are the 99 percent” call