Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, November 08, 2011 10:36 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Money market account yields are still low in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s slash on short-term interest rates. But money market accounts are insured by the FDIC up to $250,000 per depositor per bank, making them a safe investment. Look for money market accounts in Edisto, SC, and in cities throughout the nation to

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 11:24 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

It’s always good decision to pay cash for a car if you can, but if you need to finance, now might a good time. Auto loan rates in Charleston, SC, and in cities throughout the nation are at near record lows, making it easier to afford the interest payments. If you have good credit, you

Monday, August 01, 2011 11:31 am
By Clare Mallen · Bankrate.com

Put your capital to optimal use by using these tips for early retirement planning in Charleston, SC. When deciding what to invest your money in, consider a money market account — good for anyone who wants to save money. Money market accounts provide a safe and secure resource for your retirement planning. Information on retirement planning in Charleston, SC, is

Sunday, July 24, 2011 3:00 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

If you’re looking to save for the long-term, a money market account might be your best bet. Look for money market accounts in Charleston, SC, with our rates survey to find a better-than-average yield. Money market accounts are insured by the FDIC up to $250,000 per depositor, making them a safe investment. Search for a

Monday, July 18, 2011 12:19 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

If you’re looking for a new car in South Carolina, now could be a good time to finance while auto loan rates in Edisto, SC, are staying near record lows. Though it’s always a good plan to pay off the car in full, low rates are making it easier for consumers to afford the interest

Thursday, March 10, 2011 3:24 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

It’s always good decision to pay cash for a car if you can, but if you need to finance, now might a good time. Auto loan rates in Charleston, SC, and in cities throughout the nation are at near record lows, making it easier to afford the interest payments. If you have good credit, you

Monday, December 20, 2010 2:52 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

CD rates may be at dismal levels, but it’s still possible to find a satisfactory yield. One-year yields this week remain at 0.49 percent. While rates are low throughout the country, a selection of banks are still offering better-than-average yields. If you’re looking CD rates in Edisto, SC, Bankrate.com can help. The recent federal intervention may

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 4:21 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

If your post-Thanksgiving Black Friday shopping list includes firearms and you live in (or near) South Carolina, then you’re in for a treat. South Carolina’s annual gun sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 26, and runs through midnight on Saturday, Nov. 27. During these two days, no state or local sales taxes