According to a new survey, expense was the most cited reason among respondents not planning to vacation this summer. But there are ways to mitigate the cost and have some fun.
Young homebuyers in the Washington area are struggling with a limited number of homes on the market and rising costs, but overall the D.C. metro ranks well for first-time buyers, according to Bankrate, at least among big cities.
Buyer’s remorse is not uncommon for first-time homebuyers, but the monthly mortgage payment isn’t why. A Bankrate survey found that 63 percent of young buyers regret their purchase.
The number of Americans who have more credit card debt than emergency savings is 29 percent, a number sharply higher compared to last year’s 21 percent, and it’s also the highest in the survey’s nine-year history.
Bankrate.com says banks are charging non-customers more than ever before to use their ATMs. The average out-of-network ATM fee has risen for 14 straight years, up 53 percent in the last decade.
Life is stressful. Such is being human. But there’s one age group that is literally losing sleep over some concerns. Find out who, and why.
A new survey found 30 percent of millennials cited cash as their preferred long-term investment option — the only age group that favored cash over the higher-risk, higher-reward stock market.
When it comes to the best places to retire, Virginia’s not bad and Maryland ranks as one of the worst. But if you’re looking for the spot to settle down in your golden years, here’s where you should move.
A new survey found many Americans are surprisingly comfortable with their savings amount even though 47 percent don’t have enough to cover three months of expenses.
“Home prices are going up, and people are feeling wealthier and feeling they can spend more money, so they’re saving less and spending more, and so their credit card obligations are going up,” Tyler Tepper at Bankrate told WTOP.
According to a new survey, 63 percent of consumers have at least one financial application on their smartphones. “People are really interested in understanding their money. It’s a very hot topic in finance,” said an expert with Bankrate.com.
The D.C. area has world-class health care, a good transportation system and ranks highly in “cultural vitality.” But the area’s cost of living is way too high
More than half of American workers say their salaries didn’t budge last year — and the percentage is even higher for older workers, according to a new survey.
Is cash really king? It is for many investors, but it is not on the throne as the reigning long-term investment strategy. Find out which generations are most likely to pick real estate and which are most likely to pick cash.
Looking for extra cash? More and more Americans are turning to a “side hustle” to bring in some extra bucks and pay down expenses.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.