Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Sunday, January 22, 2012 10:41 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Building wealth through investments isn’t so easy these days. During the nearly two-decade-long market boom that ended in 2009, it was much simpler to invest and forget it. But now, many investors are beginning to realize that safety won’t make them rich, even if they do sleep better at night. In spite of the drubbing

Friday, December 23, 2011 12:17 pm
By Naomi Mannino · Bankrate.com

In an article from The Boston Globe titled, “Take that back! Returns are big for the holidays,” the reporter found that consumers are returning holiday purchases now, before Christmas, as a function of buyer’s remorse and families needing more money as December wears on. I decided to find out how big a trend that really