Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, July 07, 2014 3:00 pm
By Clare Mallen · Bankrate.com

Struggling to pay your mortgage and contemplating a refinance in Providence, RI? Refinancing can be tricky, so use our calculators, tools and guides to direct you in all aspects of refinancing. Trying to gauge how long it will take to break even on a mortgage refinance? We provide a mortgage break-even refinance calculator to guide

Sunday, June 29, 2014 3:00 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in Providence, RI, and in cities across the country are very low. The average national 48-month new-car loan rate is at 4.05 percent. And several lenders are offering rates lower than that average. You can use our tools to look for the best deals in Rhode Island. One lender is offering 1.99

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 3:00 pm
By Clare Mallen · Bankrate.com

Be creative while retirement planning in Providence, RI, by visiting our site. There, you will find guides, calculators and tools to maximize your retirement needs. Put your capital to use by investing in a money market account. Money market accounts provide a safe and secure option for your retirement planning. Our researchers survey money market accounts

Sunday, May 04, 2014 3:00 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The average national money market account rate is currently at 0.11 percent. But there are still some institutions offering above-average rates to attract customers. Our rates survey offers an easy way to find a money market account and rates in Providence, RI. Money market accounts are insured up to $250,000 per depositor, per bank, making

Thursday, March 27, 2014 3:00 pm
By Clare Mallen · Bankrate.com

Assure yourself you are finding the lowest mortgage rates in Providence, RI, by visiting our site. We provide the ability to check local mortgage rates in Providence with our easy rates search function. It offers real-time, accurate data on mortgage rates throughout Rhode Island and the country. Our site supplies you with up-to-date, accurate information on mortgage rates

Sunday, February 23, 2014 3:00 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

CD rates are low right now. Fortunately, there are still some institutions offering better deals. You can use our research to find the best CD rates in Providence, RI, today. Want to find the best rates in Rhode Island? Don’t leave credit unions or online banks out of your rate shopping. Both tend to offer

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 10:55 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The Fed has promised to keep rates low in order to stimulate the economy. But there are still some better-than-average yields out there. You can generally find some decent deals from credit unions and online banks. Use our research to find the best CD rates in Providence, RI. Make sure to shop around for rates

Thursday, September 29, 2011 11:30 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in Providence, RI, have fallen to near record lows. While it’s always good to pay cash for a car if you can, if you need to finance, now might be a good time. Even though rates are low, make sure to budget before getting a loan. The average 60-month auto loan rates

Wednesday, August 03, 2011 11:35 am
By Clare Mallen · Bankrate.com

Educate yourself by utilizing all the tools available for early retirement planning in Providence, RI. Create your retirement planning strategy using our calculators and guidelines for your needs. Think about investing in a money market account as a safe and protected vehicle for your money in the Rhode Island market. Early retirement planning in Providence, Rhode Island

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 1:36 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

If you’re worried about taking too much risk by investing in stocks, a money market account can give you the safety you need with a better-than-average yield. Money market accounts in Providence, RI, have stayed at an average of 0.17 percent lately, but several banks are offering rates above the national average. A money market