Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, March 30, 2012 2:59 pm
By Naomi Mannino · Bankrate.com

All this talk about the new iPad 3 has me wondering about the millions of people who were thrilled to receive a brand-new iPad 2 for Christmas a few months ago. Between iPads, Android tablets and no-name tablets that cost anywhere from $99 to almost $900, how do you know what’s smart spending and what’s

Tuesday, December 06, 2011 1:55 pm
By Naomi Mannino · Bankrate.com

I came across a recent article in the personal finance section of Bloomberg touting the iPad as the most-wanted Christmas gift among children ages  6 to 12, according to The Nielsen Company. The article, titled “iPad-Crazed Toddlers Spur Holiday Sales,” describes children’s marketers lining up to create applications for young children, quoting parents with children as