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More Than Half of Americans Expect Home Prices to Rise Over Next Year

 More than half of Americans think home prices will go up over the next 12 months, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Just...

Sep 18, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Edge Up to 3-Month High

 Mortgage rates were up slightly, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate moving to 4.33 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly...

Sep 15, 2014, 07:01 ET

Bankrate Appoints Steven Barnhart Interim Chief Financial Officer

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

Sep 11, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Rise Slightly

 Mortgage rates showed a minor increase this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate nosing higher to 4.27 percent, according to...

Sep 08, 2014, 08:01 ET
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63% of Millennials Don't Have a Credit Card

 More than six in 10 millennials (63%) do not have a credit card, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Comparatively, only 35...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:30 ET
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One in Four Americans Have More Medical Debt than Emergency Savings

 Twenty Five percent of Americans say they currently have more medical debt than emergency savings, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE:...

Sep 04, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rate Movements Remain Tame

 Mortgage rates were little changed, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate nosing higher to 4.24 percent, according to Bankrate.com's...

Aug 28, 2014, 07:40 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Post Mixed Results

 Mortgage rates were little changed, with benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate inching lower to 4.23 percent, still a 14-month low. The...

Aug 21, 2014, 07:35 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Hit 2014 Low Point

 Mortgage rates moved lower for a second consecutive week, hitting a 14-month low. The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to 4.24...

Aug 18, 2014, 08:01 ET
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36% of Americans Haven't Saved Anything for Retirement

 Over a third of all Americans (36%) have not saved any money for retirement, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Sixty-nine...

Aug 14, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Trickle Lower

 Mortgage rates were slightly lower this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate sliding to 4.27 percent, according to...

Aug 11, 2014, 08:01 ET
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Most and Least Expensive States to Own a Car

Wyoming is the most expensive state to operate a motor vehicle and Iowa is the cheapest, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report....

Aug 07, 2014, 16:01 ET
Aug 07, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Only Slightly Changed

 Mortgage rates were little changed once again this week, extending the recent trend. The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate nosed higher to...

Aug 06, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Most Americans Worried Obamacare Exchanges Will Fail Again

 Most Americans (56%) are not confident that the Obamacare health exchanges will operate smoothly during this fall's open enrollment period,...

Aug 04, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Mortgage Closing Costs Up Six Percent to $2,539

 Mortgage closing costs rose six percent over the past year and now average $2,539 on a $200,000 loan, according to Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE)....

Jul 31, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Remain in Holding Pattern

 Mortgage rates were little changed this week, extending the recent trend. The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate held at 4.28 percent,...

Jul 24, 2014, 07:32 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates in Summer Lull

 Mortgage rates were mixed, showing little in the way of movement this week. The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate slipped to 4.28 percent,...

Jul 21, 2014, 11:33 ET
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Bankrate Schedules Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call

 Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) announced today that it plans to hold a conference call on August 7, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to discuss the...

Jul 21, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Millennials Most Likely to Prefer Cash as Long-Term Investment

The youngest American adults, 18-29 year-olds, are more likely to choose cash as their favorite long-term investment than any other age group,...