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09 Jan, 2017, 07:15 ET Here Are the Best Banks for Your Money in 2017

GOBankingRates.com, a leading personal finance website helping millions of consumers with their money, ranks the top banks every year to help...


05 Dec, 2016, 07:15 ET Here Are the Best and Worst States for Your Money in 2017

A new year means new beginnings, and a great place to start fresh is with your finances. GOBankingRates examined every state for the median...


17 Nov, 2016, 07:15 ET Study Reveals the Best and Worst Return Policies of 2016

As the holiday shopping season fast-approaches, GOBankingRates.com reports in its annual survey of retailer return policies that Nordstrom, Costco...


28 Sep, 2016, 07:15 ET Here Are the Best (and Worst) Cities to Own Investment Property

For those looking to participate in the often volatile and profitable real estate market, GOBankingRates surveyed 61 out of the 100 most populous...


27 Jul, 2016, 12:57 ET Air Force Federal Credit Union Donates $5,000 to San Antonio Food Bank

Air Force Federal Credit Union (Air Force FCU), client of GOBankingRates.com, presented the San Antonio Food Bank (SA Food Bank) a check for...


25 Jan, 2016, 07:15 ET GOBankingRates Survey Reveals 43% of Americans File Taxes From the Comfort of Their Home

 To uncover the tax-filing habits of Americans today, leading personal finance website GOBankingRates surveyed over 5,000 Americans asking how...


06 Nov, 2014, 07:15 ET PriorityONE Credit Union of Florida Hosts Two-Day Auto Showcase, CAR-NI-VAL!

GOBankingRates client PriorityONE Credit Union of Florida is hosting its biannual two-day auto showcase, CAR-NI-VAL, the weekend of Nov. 7,...


04 Jun, 2014, 08:15 ET GOBankingRates Highlights Air Force FCU #FavoriteCar Social Media Campaign to Promote Lowest Auto Loan Rate in Texas

 Gearing up for the summer auto-buying season, GOBankingRates recognizes client Air Force Federal Credit Union for its social media savvy...


16 Jan, 2014, 07:00 ET Spring Bank Achieves CDFI Recognition and $323,000 Award for Aiding Underserved Communities

 Spring Bank, a local institution that serves the underbanked residents and small businesses of New York City, achieved two major goals in the...


13 Jan, 2014, 13:55 ET The Top 5 Online CD Accounts of 2014 Ranked by GOBankingRates

With more than three in five internet users banking online -- up 3 percent since 2010  --  the number of online banks is steadily...


07 Jan, 2014, 07:00 ET The 5 Best Online Savings Accounts of 2014 Ranked by GOBankingRates

 More than half of Americans now bank online1, and for those who are looking to switch to a better bank account – or make the jump to...


06 Jan, 2014, 10:00 ET $1,000,000 to be Awarded to Customers of Mission Federal Credit Union

 As Americans start the New Year, nearly 40% state their 2014 resolution is to save more money, according to a GOBankingRates survey. To help...


23 Dec, 2013, 07:00 ET Stores with the Worst and Best Return Policies

 According to the National Retail Federation, nearly $60 billion worth of holiday merchandise was returned last January. To help consumers...


20 Dec, 2013, 05:00 ET Stores Open on Christmas Day Limited to Walgreens, CVS, Starbucks

To help shoppers who still haven't finished holiday gift shopping, GoBankingRates.com released a guide to stores open on Christmas Day. The report...


10 Dec, 2013, 07:00 ET As Interest Rates Rise, Nearly 40% of Americans Make Saving Money Their 2014 New Year's Resolution

 According to a new GoBankingRates.com survey, saving money is the biggest 2014 financial goal for 39.3% of Americans. The second most common...


03 Dec, 2013, 07:00 ET GoBankingRates.com Kicks Off Poll for Favorite Personal Finance Expert of 2013

 Who is the most popular personal finance expert of 2013? GoBankingRates.com is prepared to find out with its third annual '12 Days of...


26 Nov, 2013, 12:43 ET Consumer Alert: #BlackFriday Deals Are Dead

 Ninety-seven million Americans plan to take advantage of Black Friday 2013 promotions, according to the National Retail Federation. However,...


19 Nov, 2013, 07:00 ET 2013 Holiday Spirit Clouded By Q4 Layoffs

 According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the end of the year is a time when mass layoffs are high. To assist those affected,...


13 Nov, 2013, 10:00 ET Mission Fed Commemorates New Local Branch with Grand Opening Celebration

 Mission Federal Credit Union, which serves all residents of San Diego County, will commemorate the grand opening of their Mira Mesa West...


12 Nov, 2013, 07:00 ET Study Finds Checking Overdraft Fees Wipe Out up to 145% of Potential Returns

 Comparing average checking account interest rates with overdraft fees by region, GoBankingRates.com found depositors can expect to lose...


05 Nov, 2013, 07:00 ET 2013 Christmas Canceled? Survey Finds 63% of Shoppers Haven't Saved a Penny

According to recent GoBankingRates.com polls, more than 63 percent of respondents didn't allocate any savings toward holiday gift buying....


29 Oct, 2013, 07:00 ET New Report Finds U.S. Economy Might be the Most Terrifying Thing about Halloween 2013

 As the Web's only source of both national and hyper-local interest rate information, GoBankingRates.com has expanded its data aggregation...


24 Oct, 2013, 10:00 ET Over 2,990 Mission Fed Customers Have Won Cash Surprises in Money Match Program

 Dan B. got the call that he was a daily winner of Mission Federal Credit Union's Money Match promotion. "I was credited for my wife's...


23 Oct, 2013, 07:00 ET GoBankingRates.com Takes Home Honor of 'Best Use of Social Media' at 2013 Plutus Awards

 Personal finance website GoBankingRates.com was honored last Friday at the 2013 Plutus Awards for Best Use of Social Media. Now in its fourth...


22 Oct, 2013, 07:00 ET GoBankingRates.com Honors 20 Banks and Credit Unions Across U.S. for Strong Impact on Education in Local Communities

 Acknowledging the unquestionable tie between the health of a local school system and the economic stability of its surrounding community,...