Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 12:57 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

On Monday, the U.S stock market opened lower on weak economic news out of China and lower oil prices. If China’s economy catches a cold, does Europe get the flu?

Friday, January 22, 2016 1:19 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The CFPB says, “When employees choose a lump-sum payout instead of a monthly pension payment, the responsibility for managing and investing the pension money shifts from the employer to the employee.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016 7:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The stock market’s ho-hum performance in 2015 didn’t affect the heads of these three tech companies.

Monday, December 28, 2015 12:39 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

One thing’s for sure: Investors won’t be bored with the stock market next year.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015 3:25 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Excitement can lead to relatively risky investing decisions. Rapidly increasing asset prices can excite investors, and that in turn can fuel the growth of a bubble.

Monday, November 30, 2015 7:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The volatile stock market shouldn’t knock you off your game. Avoid these 2 common mistakes.

Monday, November 16, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

U.S. labor secretary tells Bankrate wages are growing. So why isn’t he completely satisfied?

Thursday, November 05, 2015 4:22 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Avoiding risk doesn’t always mean you’re playing it safe.

Monday, October 26, 2015 4:43 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Last month’s Fed meeting caused the stock market to tank. Will there be more Fed-related volatility this week or will it resurface in December?

Thursday, October 22, 2015 10:35 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Would you rather get a useless trinket or a small stake in your favorite brand? Two services let consumers easily give stock as a gift with just a few clicks.

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