Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, June 20, 2014 10:30 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Don’t just walk into your local bank branch expecting to find competitive CD rates.

Friday, February 21, 2014 7:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A credit union organization is awarding cash prizes to young people to encourage them to save and learn about money.

Monday, August 19, 2013 1:44 pm
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

Opening subaccounts earmarked toward a variety of savings goals can help you track your progress.

Friday, July 05, 2013 1:57 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Savings accounts are still the best way to save for rainy day, but all accounts aren’t equal.

Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:28 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

There are viruses spreading on Facebook that target your banking information.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 4:36 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

In the weird world of prolonged near-zero interest rates, the premium banks used to pay CD investors to lock up their money is disappearing.

Friday, May 03, 2013 5:53 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

While plenty of people swear by using multiple accounts to save, having all your cash in one account may help you avoid rationalizing overspending.

Saturday, April 20, 2013 6:05 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

A new survey shows that the majority of high school students need some more personal finance lessons before they start college.

Wednesday, April 03, 2013 5:05 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Would you rather save money in a CD or buy a lottery ticket? What if you could do both at the same time?

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 6:05 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Banks are looking to attract your business with cash bonus offers. Are they worth it?

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