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Apr 21, 2015, 17:15 ET
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The Worst and Best Cities to Live in for the 20 Hottest Jobs Today

Nurses are paid the best in Santa Cruz, Calif. ($136,000) while physicians are paid worst in Winston-Salem, N.C. ($54,000), according to a new...

Apr 13, 2015, 12:15 ET
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The Ultimate Tax Day Guide: Post Office Hours, Freebies and Expert Tax Refund Tips

 With Tax Day fast approaching, personal finance site GOBankingRates has rounded up the most up-to-date, comprehensive information to help...

Apr 08, 2015, 10:15 ET
GOBankingRates.com is a leading portal for personal finance news and features, offering visitors the latest information on everything from interest rates to strategies on saving money and getting out of debt. Its editors are regularly featured on top-tier media outlets, including U.S. News & World Report, MSN Money, Daily Finance, Huffington Post, Business Insider and many more. It also specializes in connecting consumers with the best banks, credit unions and interest rates nationwide.

NW Plus CU Celebrates National Credit Union Youth Month With Savings Giveaway

 In light of National Credit Union Youth Month, GOBankingRates client NW Plus CU encourages Seattle-area youth to save with its "Wild...

Apr 06, 2015, 14:15 ET
GOBankingRates.com is a leading portal for personal finance news and features, offering visitors the latest information on everything from interest rates to strategies on saving money and getting out of debt. Its editors are regularly featured on top-tier media outlets, including U.S. News & World Report, MSN Money, Daily Finance, Huffington Post, Business Insider and many more. It also specializes in connecting consumers with the best banks, credit unions and interest rates nationwide.

36 Cars You Can Finance for Under $300 a Month in 2015

 Americans are borrowing record amounts for their new cars, with the average monthly auto loan payment today coming in at more than $4801. To...

Apr 06, 2015, 07:15 ET
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'So Money With Farnoosh Torabi' Voted Best Podcast of 2015 in GOBankingRates' 'Money on the Air' Competition

 GOBankingRates congratulates Farnoosh Torabi, host of the popular podcast "So Money," for winning the leading personal finance site's "Money...

Apr 02, 2015, 14:15 ET
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GOBankingRates Releases Guide to the 41 Best Apps, Podcasts, Books and Blogs That Will Improve Your Financial Literacy

 With 56 percent of Americans unaware of their credit scores1 and only one in three keeping a detailed budget2, the average American doesn't...

Apr 01, 2015, 08:15 ET
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EECU Awards $30,000 in Academic Scholarships for Texas Students

 At its annual shareholders meeting in March, GOBankingRates client EECU of Fort Worth, Texas, announced the winners of the 2015 Glenn...

Mar 17, 2015, 17:17 ET
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Want Free Cash? GOBankingRates Uncovers the 12 Best Checking Account Promotions Today

 With millions of Americans opening new checking accounts each year1, many banks offer free cash and other perks to entice new customers. To...

Mar 10, 2015, 17:18 ET
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Spring Broke? Experts Reveal Money-Saving Secrets for Top Spring Break Destinations

 To help vacationers save money on their spring break travels, leading personal finance site GOBankingRates asked the experts for their insider...

Feb 25, 2015, 10:15 ET
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NW Plus CU Awarding $8000 in Scholarships to High School Graduates in Washington

As part of its ongoing dedication to community in Everett, Wash., and surrounding areas, GOBankingRates client NW Plus CU will award $8,000 in...

Feb 24, 2015, 17:50 ET
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14 Best Financial Radio Shows and Podcasts of 2015

With almost 40 million people listening to podcasts – up 25 percent over just last year1 – it's clear Americans are increasingly...

Feb 23, 2015, 17:53 ET
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Want to Save Money? These Are the 10 Best Places to Live

When it comes to saving money, residents of Portland, Ore., will have the easiest time, while people in San Francisco and Los Angeles will have the...

Feb 17, 2015, 07:15 ET
GOBankingRates Releases Study of the 10 Best Military Banks and Credit Unions

10 Best Military Banks and Credit Unions of 2015 Revealed in GOBankingRates Study

Two in five U.S. military members have a difficult time paying their monthly bills, 38 percent of military homeowners have an underwater mortgage...

Feb 10, 2015, 09:15 ET
GOBankingRates Study Reveals No. 1 Quality Americans Don't Want in a Romantic Partner

Study Finds 1 in 4 Americans Wish Their Romantic Partners Would Stop Overspending

For nearly a third of adults in a relationship, money is one of the leading causes of stress and conflict1. GOBankingRates investigated just what...

Feb 10, 2015, 07:15 ET
GOBankingRates.com is a leading portal for personal finance news and features, offering visitors the latest information on everything from interest rates to strategies on saving money and getting out of debt. Its editors are regularly featured on top-tier media outlets, including U.S. News & World Report, MSN Money, Daily Finance, Huffington Post, Business Insider and many more. It also specializes in connecting consumers with the best banks, credit unions and interest rates nationwide.

GOBankingRates Study Finds the 10 Best Banks of 2015

Offering convenience, easy access to funds and a wide variety of products, brick-and-mortar banks remain a popular choice for Americans. To help...

Feb 03, 2015, 07:15 ET
GOBankingRates.com is a leading portal for personal finance news and features, offering visitors the latest information on everything from interest rates to strategies on saving money and getting out of debt. Its editors are regularly featured on top-tier media outlets, including U.S. News & World Report, MSN Money, Daily Finance, Huffington Post, Business Insider and many more. It also specializes in connecting consumers with the best banks, credit unions and interest rates nationwide.

GOBankingRates Releases List of 10 Best Online Banks of 2015

With higher deposit rates, lower fees and more accessibility, online banks offer a lot of the most important factors consumers look for in a...

Jan 28, 2015, 14:21 ET
GOBankingRates.com is a leading portal for personal finance news and features, offering visitors the latest information on everything from interest rates to strategies on saving money and getting out of debt. Its editors are regularly featured on top-tier media outlets, including U.S. News & World Report, MSN Money, Daily Finance, Huffington Post, Business Insider and many more. It also specializes in connecting consumers with the best banks, credit unions and interest rates nationwide.

Fort Worth's EECU Named One of the Best Credit Unions to Work For

Credit Union Journal named Fort Worth-based EECU Credit Union, a GOBankingRates client, one of the "Best Credit Unions to Work For" in 2014. The...

Jan 28, 2015, 08:15 ET
GOBankingRates.com is a leading portal for personal finance news and features, offering visitors the latest information on everything from interest rates to strategies on saving money and getting out of debt. Its editors are regularly featured on top-tier media outlets, including U.S. News & World Report, MSN Money, Daily Finance, Huffington Post, Business Insider and many more. It also specializes in connecting consumers with the best banks, credit unions and interest rates nationwide

PrimeWay Highlights Its Houston Business Services for 2015

GOBankingRatesclient PrimeWay Federal Credit Union is offering competitive commercial loan interest rates, loans and depository account...

Jan 27, 2015, 07:15 ET
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GOBankingRates Reveals the 10 Best CD Accounts of 2015 in Its Third Annual "Best Banks" Series

With the best CD rates in the country more than double the U.S. average, certificates of deposit can be a great tool for those who want to grow...

Jan 20, 2015, 07:15 ET
GOBankingRates' Study Uncovers 10 Best Checking Accounts for 2015

GOBankingRates Reveals the 10 Best Checking Accounts of 2015

The checking account is one of the most popular financial products, used by 200 million Americans1 – and yet most consumers aren't searching...