Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 5:47 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Texas and New York have been competitive for years in sports arenas. Now the states have a new tax rivalry.

Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:51 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Memorial Day weekend shoppers in three states will get bigger bargains, thanks to sales tax holidays.

Monday, March 11, 2013 11:45 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Rates are low and probably won’t be moving much anytime soon. The Fed is keeping a hold on rates in order to give the economy a boost. But despite low yields, there are still some institutions offering better-than-average deals. Use our research to find the best CD rates in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX, today. You can generally

Thursday, June 14, 2012 6:00 am
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

The Lone Star State is considering a speed limit of 85 mph on a new road, which would be the highest speed limit in the U.S., for safety.

Tuesday, April 03, 2012 2:20 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

In the span of four days, we witnessed what was arguably the largest spate of gambling in U.S. history. By the time the Mega Millions lottery numbers were drawn on Friday, March 30, folks hoping for immediate wealth had bought more that 625 million tickets. Three days later when NCAA March Madness wound down with

Thursday, November 17, 2011 10:45 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in El Paso, TX, and in cities throughout the nation haven’t changed much since last week. The average national 60-month auto loan is still at 5.34 percent. Paying cash for a car is always the best financial plan, but if you need to finance, now might be a good time. It’s important

Tuesday, November 01, 2011 12:28 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The average money market account yield has been staying right around 0.15 percent nationwide, causing many investors to search for other investment vehicles. But money market accounts might be a safer alternative to money market funds, especially in the current market. If you’re looking for money market accounts in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX, use our rates survey

Tuesday, November 01, 2011 12:18 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Rates on auto loans are currently at near record lows, making it an ideal time for those in the market to finance. Auto loan rates in College Station, TX, and in cities across the country crept south this week. The average 60-month new auto loan is now at 5.32 percent. Despite enticing loan rates, it’s

Monday, October 24, 2011 9:12 am
By Clare Mallen · Bankrate.com

Create the future you desire while early retirement planning in Laredo, TX, by utilizing all the tools, calculators and guides available to help you succeed. If you’re searching for a low-risk investment with a better yield than your savings, consider a money market account for retirement planning. Let us guarantee your retirement planning  is sound with the

Thursday, October 20, 2011 11:50 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates jumped up a bit from last week’s record lows, but rates are still down across the board. The average 60-month auto loan rate is at 5.33 percent this week. To find the best auto loan rates in San Antonio, TX, use our rates survey. Make sure to budget before you starting looking

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