Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, November 12, 2012 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will expand oversight of debt collection companies and gather complaints about credit reporting.

Friday, September 07, 2012 11:41 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The August jobs report is bad news for President Barack Obama but not for mortgage borrowers.

Friday, May 04, 2012 10:12 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The jobs report for April was disappointing, at best. The silver lining: it will help keep mortgage rates at or near record lows this week.

Friday, May 21, 2010 4:38 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

If you’ve been squirreling cash in your bank, the latest numbers from the FDIC quarterly report might be troubling. The list of the FDIC’s “problem banks” numbered 775 in the first quarter of this year, a spike over last year, when 702 banks made the list for all of 2009. So far this year, regulators

Friday, April 30, 2010 12:18 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

By the end of next year, the Asia/Pacific region will surpass the United States as the world’s dominant wealth region.