Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 5:00 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Some Fed policymakers are getting itchier to raise rates as the economy moves “Closer to Fine.”

Monday, August 04, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

A quiet week for news could offer a chance to take stock of where the economy stands.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 11:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investors have options when they think the stock market is overextended.

Monday, June 02, 2014 10:30 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

One expression I’ve always found odd in investing is “There is a lot of cash sitting on the sidelines” or some variant of that expression. Like investors are waiting on the bench for the coach to signal that it’s time to get in the market. Why I find it odd is that there are two

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 2:51 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The price of bitcoin has jumped more than 30 percent in the past week. Is this the new normal?

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.

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:23 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Improve trade execution by using orders other than market orders when buying or selling shares.

Friday, March 07, 2014 10:23 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A look at investor risk tolerance and how Fed policy continues to steer investors toward riskier assets.

Monday, December 23, 2013 1:40 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Some investors are opting to take on more risk as a result of dismal CD rates.

Monday, September 30, 2013 5:31 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Unfortunately for Americans and potentially for the global economy, dysfunctional Washington has managed to steal center stage once again.

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