Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 10:30 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

More Americans will take to their cars for a road trip this July Fourth holiday and they’ll spend more than last year.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 9:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

If you’re getting ready to load up the car and take a road trip this Thanksgiving holiday, you’re going to have a lot of company, as AAA is expecting a substantial increase in Thanksgiving travelers this year. Try these tips to save time, stress and money to ensure your Thanksgiving holiday is a pleasant one.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 2:11 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

If you’ll be packing up the car to take a road trip this Labor Day weekend, you might find the roads crowded. AAA estimates you’ll be joining an estimated 27.3 million U.S. drivers vacationing by car, a slight increase over Labor Day 2010. Here are three ways to save money on your road trip: Check your