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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...

Apr 30, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Rise Modestly

 Mortgage rates were up slightly this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 3.86 percent, according to Bankrate.com's...

Apr 23, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Show Little Change

Fixed mortgage rates were unchanged this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate remaining at 3.79 percent, according to...

Apr 16, 2015, 07:30 ET

Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Retreat to Nearly 2-Year Low

 Mortgage rates pulled back this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate dipping to 3.79 percent, according to Bankrate.com's...

Apr 09, 2015, 08:30 ET
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More Than Half of Americans Are Not Investing in the Stock Market

Despite the potential of receiving strong returns on their savings, the majority of Americans are avoiding making investments in the stock market....

Apr 09, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Show Little Movement

 Mortgage rates were little changed this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate remaining at 3.82 percent, according to...

Apr 06, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Prepaid Debit Card Fees Are Commonplace, but Vary Widely

All 31 prepaid debit cards Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) recently surveyed charge a fee of some kind, but the type of fees, amounts, and ability to...

Apr 02, 2015, 12:00 ET

Bankrate Joins The CardLinx Association

Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE), including its subsidiaries CreditCards.com and Wallaby Financial, today announced that it has joined The CardLinx...

Apr 02, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Inch Upward

 Mortgage rates were up slightly this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate nosing higher to 3.82 percent, according to...

Apr 01, 2015, 16:05 ET
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Bankrate, Inc. Acquires Consumer Credit Monitoring Company Quizzle from Detroit-based Quicken Loans

 Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) announced the acquisition of Detroit-based Quizzle.com, a leading national free credit report and...

Mar 30, 2015, 09:05 ET
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Nearly Half of Americans Saving Virtually Nothing

 About half of Americans are saving no more than 5% of their incomes, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Roughly one in five...

Mar 26, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Return to 2015 Low Point

 Mortgage rates fell for a second consecutive week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate retreating to 3.80 percent, according to...

Mar 23, 2015, 08:01 ET
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Wyoming Named Best State for Retirement, Arkansas the Worst

 Florida and Hawaii may be dream retirement spots for some, but Wyoming is actually the best state for retirees, according to new research from...