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Dec 18, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Hit 19-Month Low

 Mortgage rates moved lower for a sixth consecutive week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate falling to 3.94 percent, according to...

Dec 11, 2014, 08:00 ET
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8 in 10 Americans Holding Holiday Spend Steady

A whopping 82% of Americans do not plan on spending more this holiday season despite lower gasoline prices, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE:...

Dec 11, 2014, 07:40 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Down for 5th Consecutive Week

 Mortgage rates moved lower for a fifth consecutive week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate now 4.03 percent, according to...

Dec 09, 2014, 16:15 ET
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Sree Kotay and Christine Petersen Join Bankrate Board of Directors

 Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) announced today the appointment of Sree Kotay and Christine E. Petersen to the Bankrate board of directors. ...

Dec 04, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Inch Lower

 Mortgage rates continued the downward movement for a fourth consecutive week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate now 4.07 percent,...

Dec 02, 2014, 08:01 ET
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More Than 4 in 10 Americans Prefer High-Deductible Health Insurance Plans

More than four in 10 Americans prefer a high-deductible plan with a lower monthly premium, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report....

Dec 01, 2014, 16:15 ET
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Bankrate, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Wallaby Financial

 Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) announced the acquisition of Wallaby Financial, Inc., the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization...

Dec 01, 2014, 08:45 ET
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Rising-Rate CDs Not All They're Cracked Up to Be

 With interest rates expected to rise in 2015, investors might be considering rising-rate CDs, but a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) analysis of...

Dec 01, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Rising-Rate CDs Not All They're Cracked Up to Be

 With interest rates expected to rise in 2015, investors might be considering rising-rate CDs, but a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE)...

Nov 26, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Post 3rd Consecutive Decline

 Mortgage rates moved lower for a third consecutive week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate now 4.08 percent, according to...

Nov 20, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Drift Lower for 2nd Consecutive Week

 Mortgage rates were down slightly over the past week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate drifting lower to 4.10 percent, according...

Nov 19, 2014, 08:15 ET
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Most Americans Won't Shop on Either Black Friday or Cyber Monday

 Most Americans won't shop on either Black Friday or Cyber Monday this year, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Millennials...

Nov 17, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Americans' Top Financial Priority Remains Catching up on Bills

For the third consecutive year, Americans' top financial priority is getting caught up on bills or staying current on living expenses, according to...

Nov 14, 2014, 17:01 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

Bankrate, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: RATE) announced today the expiration and final results of its previously announced solicitation of consents...

Nov 13, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Show Little Movement

 Mortgage rates were little changed over the past week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate ticking lower to 4.13 percent, according...

Nov 06, 2014, 16:02 ET
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Bankrate Provides Business Update, Including Preliminary Selected Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Preliminary Results ($ in millions, except per share amounts) Three months ended September...

Nov 06, 2014, 10:44 ET
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Bankrate Announces Credit Agreement Waiver And Consent Solicitation For 6.125% Senior Notes Due 2018

Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE)  (the "Company") announced today that it has obtained a waiver, dated November 5, 2014 (the "Waiver"), to its...

Nov 06, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Bankrate to Release Third Quarter 2014 Business Update

 Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) announced that it intends to issue a news release regarding its third quarter 2014 business performance after the...

Nov 06, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Continue to Rise

 Mortgage rates moved higher for third consecutive week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 4.14 percent, according to...

Nov 05, 2014, 08:05 ET
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Electronic Gift Cards Gaining Popularity, Especially Among Millennials

59% of gift cards are now offered electronically, up 18 percentage points from 2010, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. This is...