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Bankrate Reports Record Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results And Updated Guidance

 Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. "As Bankrate reaches the $150 million...

Aug 03, 2015, 09:05 ET
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Mortgage Closing Costs Drop Seven Percent to $1,847

 Mortgage closing costs declined seven percent over the past year and now average $1,847 on a $200,000 loan, according to Bankrate.com (NYSE:...

Jul 30, 2015, 20:28 ET
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Bankrate Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2015 Earnings

 Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) announced today that it plans to hold a conference call on August 4, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to discuss the...

Jul 30, 2015, 07:33 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Slide for 2nd Consecutive Week

 Mortgage rates dipped again this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropping to 4.09 percent, according to Bankrate.com's...

Jul 23, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Pull Back to 8-Week Low

Mortgage rates retreated this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropping to 4.12 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly...

Jul 22, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Americans Prefer Real Estate as a Long-Term Investment

 Real estate is Americans' preferred investment for money not needed for at least a decade, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE)...

Jul 16, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Up Slightly

 Mortgage rates posted modest increases this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate notching higher to 4.17 percent, according to...

Jul 09, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Ease Amid Market Tensions

 Mortgage rates pulled back, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate sliding to 4.14 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly...

Jul 08, 2015, 08:00 ET
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No Life Insurance for 37% of Parents with Young Children

 37% of Americans with children under age 18 do not have any life insurance, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) study. And about...

Jul 02, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Rise to 9-Month High

 Mortgage rates continued the march higher, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate climbing to 4.19 percent, according to...

Jun 25, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates at 8-Month High

 Mortgage rates were up very modestly, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 4.16 percent, according to Bankrate.com's...

Jun 23, 2015, 08:30 ET
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65% of Americans Do Not Have Sufficient Emergency Savings

 Just 22% of Americans have an adequate emergency savings cushion – enough to cover at least 6 months' of expenses, according to a new...

Jun 18, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Pull Back

 Mortgage rates were down slightly, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate slipping to 4.13 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly...

Jun 17, 2015, 16:01 ET
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Bankrate Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

($ in millions, except per share amounts) Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Revenue $ 141.5 $ 136.3 Net...

Jun 16, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate Schedules Conference Call Announcing Results Of Internal Review And Full Year 2014 And First Quarter 2015 Earnings

 Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) announced today that it plans to hold a conference call on June 17, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to discuss the...

Jun 11, 2015, 08:05 ET
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Most Cardholders Lukewarm on Credit Card Rewards

If credit card issuers stopped offering rewards, most American credit cardholders wouldn't change their spending habits, according to a new...

Jun 11, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Continue to Rise

 Mortgage rates continued to climb this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate climbing to 4.15 percent, according to...

Jun 08, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Phoenix Metro Named Best Place for Retirement, New York City the Worst

 Senior citizens flocking to Arizona for retirement are on to something – the Grand Canyon state has three metro areas in the top 10 best...

Jun 04, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Return to 2015 High Point

Mortgage rates were on the rise, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate returning to the 2015 peak of 4.03 percent, according to...