Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:27 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Government loves to support shiny new sports stadiums, but one expert says taxpayers should cry foul.

Thursday, December 20, 2012 5:28 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Who’s the latest loser in one of the largest banking scams in history? Fannie, Freddie and you.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 1:06 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The financial repercussions of the housing crisis keep rumbling on.

Thursday, November 03, 2011 3:57 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Freddie Mac, the government-controlled mortgage company, is asking for an additional $6 billion from taxpayers after experiencing a third-quarter loss of nearly $2 billion more than the third quarter of last year. According to the Associated Press, the company’s losses have increased over the past year because many homeowners have refinanced and are now paying lower