Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, September 01, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Labor Day week brings an update on the labor market and a Fed meeting stage-setter.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:46 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

New sign-ups for unemployment benefits drop to the lowest level in eight years.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week’s employment report may provide more clarity about hiring, pay and other issues.

Monday, June 30, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Independence Day week has analysts hoping the economy will start giving off some heat.

Friday, April 04, 2014 3:41 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The latest employment reading shows that the job market is moving forward, but in a lower gear.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 5:54 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The next report may answer questions about weather, the Fed and business stockpiles of “stuff.”

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 11:44 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The National Consumer Law Center reports that archaic state laws force debtors into poverty.