Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 6:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Getting a great yield on a savings account doesn’t do you much good if it ends up being yanked away after a few months.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016 2:30 pm
By Susan Ladika · Bankrate.com

Money market accounts don’t lock up your funds, enabling you to move money fast whenever the Fed decides to take action.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 6:05 am
By Sarah Berger · Bankrate.com

Restaurants, car dealers, theme parks and museums all offer special holiday savings for service members.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 6:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Savers are more attractive as dating partners, Trump and Hillary’s rates on deposits are just as bad as yours, and a war of words on bank safety.

Monday, May 23, 2016 2:06 pm
By Sarah Berger · Bankrate.com

Look for going-out-of-business bargains as Sports Authority closes all of its stores.

Friday, May 20, 2016 10:50 am
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

The top presidential candidates are filthy rich, but they can’t do any better than most Americans when it comes to their bank accounts.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:32 pm
By Jill Cornfield · Bankrate.com

Employees who spend more time engaged with their 401(k) tend to be more active savers.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Here’s how one expensive Christmas motivated me to build an emergency fund.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:28 am
By Jill Cornfield · Bankrate.com

If you’re like half the people in a recent survey, you think the investments in a workplace retirement plan are free. But they’re not.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:05 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Rising-rate CDs are great for banks. For customers? Not so much.

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