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Oct 16, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Plunge Amid Volatile Markets

 Mortgage rates fell sharply as global economic worries rattled financial markets, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate plunging to a...

Oct 14, 2014, 08:05 ET
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Two-Thirds of Americans Are Holding Back on Spending

 Two-thirds of Americans are limiting how much they spend each month, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. This could be an...

Oct 09, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Sink to 16-Month Low

 Mortgage rates were down for a third consecutive week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate falling to 4.18 percent, according to...

Oct 02, 2014, 07:15 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Fall

 Mortgage rates fell slightly over the past week, according to Bankrate.com's (NYSE: RATE) weekly national survey. The benchmark 30-year fixed...

Sep 29, 2014, 08:20 ET
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ATM Fees Rose 5% Over Past Year

 Fees for using out-of-network ATMs rose five percent over the past year and are up 23% over the past five years, according to Bankrate.com's...

Sep 25, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Show Slight Retreat

 After increasing for three consecutive weeks, mortgage rates pulled back slightly, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate sliding to...

Sep 23, 2014, 08:01 ET
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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...