Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, June 22, 2017 10:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

See this week’s average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Tuesday, November 05, 2013 6:00 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A San Francisco lawmaker wants voters to agree to a 2-cents-per-ounce tax on soda and other drinks with added sugar. Does the soda tax have a chance?

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 10:28 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Interest rates on car loans are at lows throughout the nation, making it a good time to finance for those in the market. To find the best auto loan rates in San Francisco, CA, make sure to shop around at local credit unions and banks. The average 60-month new-car loan dropped down to 5.57 percent

Monday, June 13, 2011 1:23 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Finding a better-than-average yield these days can sometimes be like finding a needle in a haystack. If you’re looking for money market accounts in San Francisco, CA, our rates survey can help. A money market account often has a better yield than interest-bearing checking or savings accounts. Because they are insured by the FDIC up to

Sunday, February 27, 2011 12:30 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Interest rates on car loans are at lows throughout the nation, making it a good time to finance for those in the market. To find the best auto loan rates in San Francisco, CA, make sure to shop around at local credit unions and banks. The average 60-month new-car loan dropped down to 5.57 percent