Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Sunday, October 09, 2011 10:00 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

If you need to finance instead of paying cash for a new car, now might be the best time. Auto loan rates in Portland, ME, and in cities throughout the nation are at near record lows, making it easier to afford the interest payments. If you have a good credit history and score, you might

Monday, August 22, 2011 1:32 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in Portland, OR, have been staying at near record lows lately. Average 60-month car loan is at 5.51 percent this week. Several lenders are also offering better-than-average rates to consumers with good credit. While getting a new car might seem like a bad idea in a shaky economy, auto loan rates in

Friday, August 05, 2011 10:31 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The average money market account has been staying right around 0.16 percent lately, but there are still some better-than-average yields available. If you’re looking money market accounts in Portland, ME, our rates survey can help you quickly find a high yield in your area of Maine. Money market accounts are often used as long-term savings

Saturday, June 18, 2011 12:30 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The average money market account rate moved down slightly to 0.16 percent this week. If you’re looking a money market accounts in Portland, OR, use our rates survey to find a better-than-average yield. A money market account can be used as a long-term savings vehicle or as a place to park your money while looking

Friday, March 04, 2011 4:59 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in Portland, OR, have been staying at near record lows lately. Average 60-month car loan is at 5.51 percent this week. Several lenders are also offering better-than-average rates to consumers with good credit. While getting a new car might seem like a bad idea in a shaky economy, auto loan rates in