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Jul 02, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Rise to 9-Month High

 Mortgage rates continued the march higher, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate climbing to 4.19 percent, according to...

Jun 25, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates at 8-Month High

 Mortgage rates were up very modestly, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 4.16 percent, according to Bankrate.com's...

Jun 23, 2015, 08:30 ET
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65% of Americans Do Not Have Sufficient Emergency Savings

 Just 22% of Americans have an adequate emergency savings cushion – enough to cover at least 6 months' of expenses, according to a new...

Jun 18, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Pull Back

 Mortgage rates were down slightly, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate slipping to 4.13 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly...

Jun 17, 2015, 16:01 ET
Jun 17, 2015, 16:01 ET
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Bankrate Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

($ in millions, except per share amounts) Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Revenue $ 141.5 $ 136.3 Net...

Jun 16, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate Schedules Conference Call Announcing Results Of Internal Review And Full Year 2014 And First Quarter 2015 Earnings

 Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) announced today that it plans to hold a conference call on June 17, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to discuss the...

Jun 11, 2015, 08:05 ET
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Most Cardholders Lukewarm on Credit Card Rewards

If credit card issuers stopped offering rewards, most American credit cardholders wouldn't change their spending habits, according to a new...

Jun 11, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Continue to Rise

 Mortgage rates continued to climb this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate climbing to 4.15 percent, according to...

Jun 08, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Phoenix Metro Named Best Place for Retirement, New York City the Worst

 Senior citizens flocking to Arizona for retirement are on to something – the Grand Canyon state has three metro areas in the top 10 best...

Jun 04, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Return to 2015 High Point

Mortgage rates were on the rise, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate returning to the 2015 peak of 4.03 percent, according to...

May 28, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Slide Back

Mortgage rates pulled back slightly, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate settling at 4.00 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly...

May 21, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Nudge Higher

 Mortgage rates moved up slightly, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 4.03 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly...

May 18, 2015, 08:00 ET
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40% Spent Savings from Low Gasoline Prices on Necessities

 Four in 10 Americans spent savings from lower gasoline prices on necessities such as groceries or rent, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE:...

May 14, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Rise to a 5-Month High

 Mortgage rates were up for a fourth consecutive week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 4.01 percent, according to...

May 11, 2015, 17:41 ET
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Bankrate Announces Expiration and Final Results of its Consent Solicitation for 6.125% Senior Notes Due 2018 and Execution of Supplemental Indenture and Credit Agreement Waiver

 Bankrate, Inc. (the "Company") announced today the expiration (on May 11, 2015) and final results of its previously announced solicitation of...

May 11, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Twenty Checking Accounts Yield 2% or More

Twenty checking accounts offered by U.S. banks and credit unions yield 2% or more, according to Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE). With the average money...

May 07, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Continue to Rise

  Mortgage rates were up for the second consecutive week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 3.99 percent, according to...

May 04, 2015, 17:00 ET
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Bankrate Announces Consent Solicitation for 6.125% Senior Notes due 2018

Bankrate, Inc. (the "Company") announced today that it has commenced a solicitation of consents (the "Consent Solicitation") to amend (the...

May 04, 2015, 10:22 ET
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More Than 1 in 3 Americans Have Never Checked Any of Their Credit Reports

 Over one-third of American adults (35%) report that they have never reviewed any of their credit reports and another 14% say they typically go...