Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The FTC is raising awareness that those serving our country need to also be wary in guarding their finances.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 1:17 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

It doesn’t matter whether you get your health care coverage through a state or federal insurance exchange. Your tax credit to help pay for it is safe.

Thursday, September 06, 2012 1:49 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Several states offer tax deductions or tax credits to organ donors, but it doesn’t seem to have had much effect in increasing the donor pool.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 3:02 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Efforts to cope with record hot temperatures could also offer some possible tax savings.

Saturday, March 31, 2012 9:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

If you’ve been watching gas prices climb and thinking about buying an electric car to stop that sucking sound of the money rushing out of your wallet at the gas pump, then there may be additional incentives within the next year. Recently, President Barack Obama asked Congress to increase tax incentives for buyers of alternative-fuel

Saturday, September 24, 2011 9:07 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Car buyers who purchased hybrid cars have long enjoyed perks beyond spending less at the pump due to great fuel economy. Among the biggest additional perks were federal tax credits in the thousands of dollars for many buyers, as well as the privilege of driving in the carpool lanes in many states when driving solo.