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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...

Mar 20, 2015, 16:05 ET
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Bankrate, Inc. Provides Update on Late Filing of its 2014 Annual Report on Form 10-K

 Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) today announced that, as previously disclosed by the Company in its Form 12b-25 filed with the Securities and...

Mar 19, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Pull Back

 Mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate retreating to 3.91 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly...

Mar 17, 2015, 08:30 ET
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Bankrate Provides Business Update, Including Preliminary Selected Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Results

 Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) today provides a business update, including preliminary selected financial results for the three months ended...

Mar 12, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Bankrate, Inc. Appoints Steven Barnhart Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) announced the appointment of Steven D. Barnhart as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective...

Mar 12, 2015, 09:05 ET
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Most Tax Refunds Will Go Towards Debt, Savings

 The most popular way Americans will use their tax refunds is to pay down debt, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. 34% of...

Mar 12, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Remain Under 4 Percent

 Mortgage rates posted mixed results this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate increasing for the second week in a row, to...