Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, June 30, 2014 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The rising stock market is minting new, more confident millionaires globally.

Friday, June 20, 2014 11:47 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Last year, the average compensation for chief executives of the top 350 American companies was $15.2 million. That was nearly 300 times the earnings of the average worker, according to a recent study by the Economic Policy Institute, or EPI. Is it worth it? CEO compensation has risen dramatically over the past several years as

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 4:53 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Even though the Federal Reserve chopped its 2014 growth outlook, Chair Janet Yellen is sticking to the central bank’s playbook.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 5:20 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Is being reactive rather than proactive the better path for the Fed?

Monday, May 12, 2014 11:12 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Meeting retirement goals: How can investors bridge the huge gulf between returns they need to meet and the risks they’re willing to take?

Friday, May 02, 2014 5:03 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The article considers the investment adage, “Sell in May and Go Away,” as an investment strategy for summer 2014.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:18 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

In 2012 a high-profile investing fiasco highlighted the dangers of exchange traded notes. Here’s why they’re risky for most investors.

Friday, April 25, 2014 4:11 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Small investors are jumping into day trading, and that’s not a good sign. Here’s why.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:46 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

A sixth grade class played along in an investing throw down among college-level clubs and easily beat all their returns.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 6:05 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Stocks of polarizing brands may not not burn up stock charts, but they do come with lower risk compared to their peers in the industry.

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