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Mar 17, 2015, 17:17 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.

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
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.

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
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 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
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.

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
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.

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
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 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...

Jan 13, 2015, 07:15 ET
GOBankingRates' Study Reveals Top 10 Savings Accounts for 2015

GOBankingRates Ranks the 10 Best Savings Accounts of 2015 for Its Third Annual "Best Banks" Series

 Saving money is the most popular financial resolution among Americans this year1, but many are undervaluing the one financial product that...

Jan 06, 2015, 14:39 ET
GOBankingRates Survey Finds Americans' Top Savings Goals for 2015

GOBankingRates Survey Reveals What Americans Are Saving for in 2015

More than 37 percent of Americans say their biggest financial resolution for 2015 is saving money1, but nearly a quarter are nowhere near confident...

Jan 06, 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.

Josh Felber Wins GOBankingRates' Fourth Annual "Best Personal Finance Expert" Competition

 GOBankingRates congratulates entrepreneur and best-selling author Josh Felber, who is taking home the title of "Best Personal Finance Expert"...

Dec 30, 2014, 07:15 ET
GOBankingRates Announces 3rd Annual "Best Banks" Rankings of 2015

GOBankingRates Announces 3rd Annual "Best Banks" Rankings of 2015

 To help connect consumers to the best banks and bank accounts of 2015, GOBankingRates is rolling out its third annual "Best Banks" rankings....

Dec 24, 2014, 07:15 ET
GOBankingRates unveils the 12 stores with the best return policies.

GOBankingRates' Study Reveals the 12 Best Return Policies for 2014 Holiday Shopping

 Considering the average American returned nearly four gifts last year, worth close to $270 billion in merchandise according to the National...

Dec 23, 2014, 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' Report Finds Albertsons, Starbucks, IHOP Among Stores and Restaurants Open Christmas Day 2014

 To help consumers finish their last-minute holiday shopping, GOBankingRates released its complete guide to stores and restaurants open on...

Dec 19, 2014, 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 Federal Credit Union Launches Reloadable Prepaid Card in Time for the Holidays

 GOBankingRates client PrimeWay Federal Credit Union in Houston announces the launch of its Reloadable Prepaid Card just in time for the...