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Jul 10, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Slightly Higher Following Strong Jobs Report

Mortgage rates moved higher following a stronger than expected jobs report, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 4.31 percent,...

Jul 03, 2014, 07:37 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Mostly Unchanged

 Mortgage rates showed little movement this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate remaining at to 4.28 percent, according to...

Jul 02, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Seven in 10 Americans say Obamacare Will Factor in How They Vote for the U.S. House This Fall

 Nearly seven in 10 Americans (68%) say Obamacare will play a role in deciding how they vote in the U.S. House elections this fall, according...

Jun 30, 2014, 08:03 ET
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90% of Financial Institutions Will Dip Into Principal for Early CD Withdrawal Penalties

 Nine in 10 financial institutions will confiscate some of the principal if a customer makes an early withdrawal from a certificate of deposit...

Jun 26, 2014, 07:35 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Drift Lower

 Mortgage rates were down for the second week in a row, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate sliding to 4.28 percent, according to...

Jun 23, 2014, 08:00 ET
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One in Four Americans Has No Emergency Savings

 Twenty-six percent of Americans – just over one in four – have no emergency savings, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE)...

Jun 19, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Largely Unchanged as Fed Stays Course

Mortgage rates inched lower this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate dipping to 4.33 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly...

Jun 12, 2014, 07:45 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Continue to Climb

 Mortgage rates are on the rise again this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate moving up to 4.34 percent, according to...

Jun 09, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate Announces Proposed Agreement to Settle Private Securities Class Action

 Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) today announced that it has reached a proposed agreement, subject to Court approval, to settle the private...

Jun 05, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Climb Higher

 Mortgage rates reversed course this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate jumping to 4.32 percent, according to Bankrate.com's...

May 29, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Fall to 11-Month Low

Mortgage rates retreated for the fifth week in a row, and seventh time in the past eight weeks, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate...

May 28, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Seven in 10 Americans: Obamacare Has Failed to Make a Positive Impact

 Forty-three percent of Americans believe the Affordable Care Act has had a mostly negative impact on the country and 21% say it hasn't made...

May 22, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Lowest Since Halloween

 Mortgage rates retreated for the fourth week in a row, and sixth time in the past seven weeks, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate...

May 15, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Nudge Lower

 Mortgage rates posted modest movement this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate inching lower to 4.33 percent, according to...

May 12, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Nearly Eight in 10 Americans Carry Less Than $50 in Cash

 Nearly eight in 10 Americans (78%) carry less than $50 in cash on a daily basis, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Breaking...

May 08, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Continue to Drop

 Mortgage rates retreated again this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate pulling back to 4.37 percent, according to...

May 07, 2014, 16:02 ET
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Bankrate Announces First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

($ in millions, except per share amounts) Q1 2014 Q1...

May 07, 2014, 16:01 ET
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Bankrate Announces Acquisition of Caring.com

Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) announced today the acquisition of Caring, Inc., a privately held, San Mateo California-based company and the owner of...

May 05, 2014, 08:00 ET
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South Dakota Named Best State for Retirement, New York the Worst

 Florida and Arizona may be home to some of the country's most popular retirement spots, but South Dakota is actually the best state for...

May 01, 2014, 08:00 ET
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High-Yield Options Over 2% Still Exist at Some Financial Institutions

 Even in this era of persistently low interest rates, there are still financial institutions offering yields of 2% or more on federally-insured...

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