Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:54 am
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Scammers are setting up fake Facebook pages and possibly looting credit cards from the crash site following last week’s tragedy.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 6:05 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Investors must investigate the official letters after the name of an adviser or financial planner.

Wednesday, August 08, 2012 8:00 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

Looking for a good retirement location? What about avoiding summertime scams? We have your personal finance prescription ready for pickup today on Bankrate.com.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 8:00 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

Happy Hump Day! Today on Bankrate.com, find out how to receive benefits as a part-timer.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 5:24 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Homeowners deluged with offers of mortgage help don’t know who to trust.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 10:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

While these fraudsters probably won’t fool too many people, check fraud is serious business and costs banks close to $1 billion a year.

Thursday, May 24, 2012 10:38 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

If you see a text message congratulating you on your new $1,000 Walmart gift card, don’t be fooled.

Thursday, May 24, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Better Business Bureau advises military service members to beware of financial scams.

Thursday, March 01, 2012 4:25 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

“Flashing the cash” makes you vulnerable to theft, and that’s especially true of baby boomers with healthy nest eggs. The Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, reported that it had filed a record 146 financial-fraud enforcement actions in 2011 against investment advisers and companies. That’s an increase of 35 percent in just three years. The

Wednesday, February 01, 2012 3:00 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Valentine’s Day is supposed to be about romance. But for some sad lonely hearts, the holiday turns out to be a financial scam, rather than true love. Indeed, social media and online dating frauds are so widespread that the national Better Business Bureau included the category in its list of the Top Ten Financial Scams

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