Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, June 30, 2016 8:56 am
By Mitch Strohm ·

If you’re thinking about refinancing, it’s a great time to lock in a rate.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 2:57 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

Citizens Bank offers loan to refinance or consolidate private student debt.

Monday, November 04, 2013 5:45 pm
By Polyana da Costa ·

Lenders are loosening up standards on mortgages for homebuyers as fewer refinancers apply for loans.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012 4:48 pm
By Holden Lewis ·

Were you in the middle of a refi when Sandy hit? Be prepared for delays and possibly more inspections.

Thursday, August 09, 2012 2:53 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Mortgage refinancing deals look attractive, but should you do it if you’re retired or close to it?

Monday, July 16, 2012 5:40 pm
By Polyana da Costa ·

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg just got a phenomenal refinance deal on his Palo Alto, Calif., home.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012 1:23 pm
By Crissinda Ponder ·

The Obama administration is proposing HARP 3.0, a mortgage refinancing plan intended to simply the refinancing process.

Monday, June 18, 2012 5:38 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Critics accuse the largest mortgage servicers of charging HARP borrowers higher rates.

Friday, June 15, 2012 3:00 pm
By Polyana da Costa ·

“No” doesn’t always mean “no.” At least not when you are trying to refinance your mortgage through HARP 2.0. Here is what HARP lenders won’t tell you.

Monday, June 11, 2012 8:00 am
By Rose Raymond ·

Happy Monday! Here at Bankrate, we spend our weekends monitoring our bank statements and discussing dividend yields over cocktails.

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