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Cameron Huddleston, award-winning journalist, joins GOBankingRates as Life + Money Columnist

Cameron Huddleston Joins GOBankingRates as "Life + Money" Columnist

GOBankingRates.com is pleased to announce that award-winning journalist Cameron Huddleston is joining its team as its resident "Life + Money"...

Aug 03, 2015, 09:15 ET
New collection of 150 videos helps Americans improve their finances in one minute

Get Better with Your Money in One Minute

 To help busy Americans get better with their finances fast, GOBankingRates curated a collection of one-minute videos from top personal finance...

Jul 28, 2015, 09:45 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.

San Francisco Named Most Expensive City for Singles

 San Francisco is the most expensive city for singles, while Chattanooga, Tenn.  is the least, a new study from personal finance website...

Jun 29, 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.

GOBankingRates Ranks the Best Checking Account Rates Today

 Today's highest checking account rate is 7.50% APY and belongs to Landmark Credit Union, according to GOBankingRates' latest survey of...

Jun 24, 2015, 14:15 ET
GOBankingRates ranks the Best and Worst States to Retire Rich for 2015

Ranked: 10 Best and Worst States to Retire Rich

 Americans who want to retire rich should consider moving to New Hampshire and avoid settling down in New York, according to a new...

Jun 23, 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.

GOBankingRates Survey Finds the Best Savings Account Rates Today

 The highest savings account rate today is 33 times the national average at 6.00% APY and is offered by a Seattle-based credit union, according...

Jun 16, 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.

Walmart, Target and Amazon Among 11 Stores Offering Great Price Match Guarantee Policies

Many major retailers offer price match guarantees but only about 5 percent of Americans take advantage of them1, missing out on huge savings. To...

Jun 11, 2015, 10:15 ET
Enter to Win $1,000 by Making a One-Minute Video

Enter to Win $1,000 in One Minute

 Leading personal finance website GOBankingRates.com is launching its second annual #MoneyMinute Video Challenge. People with knowledge in...

May 27, 2015, 15:00 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.

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your 2015 Summer Reading List

 Leading personal finance website GOBankingRates compiled a comprehensive guide to the best personal finance books – and just in time for...

May 26, 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.

Air Force FCU Launches 1.49% Auto Loan "Super Saver" Promotion

 In time for summer car sales, GOBankingRates client Air Force Federal Credit Union is offering its members auto loan rates as low as 1.49%...

May 12, 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.

The Ultimate Guide on How Much to Tip in 25 Countries Around the World

 To help summer travelers navigate the tricky process of tipping in a foreign country, GOBankingRates released an ultimate guide to tipping in...

May 04, 2015, 17:15 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.

The Best and Worst Cities for Cheap Vacations in 2015

New York, Santa Barbara and San Francisco are the most expensive vacation destinations of 2015, while Las Vegas, Jacksonville and Orlando are the...

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
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.

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
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.

'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
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 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
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.

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
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...