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Jul 06, 2017, 08:00 ET Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Continue to Rise

Mortgage rates nudged higher for the third week in a row, as the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rose to 4.16 percent, according to...


Jul 03, 2017, 07:01 ET Bankrate to Be Acquired by Red Ventures for $14.00 per Share

Bankrate (NYSE: RATE), a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content, today announced that it has entered into...


Mar 23, 2017, 09:42 ET Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Reverse Course

Mortgage rates slipped lower this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropping to 4.29 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly...


Jan 05, 2017, 07:30 ET Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Slide to Start 2017

Mortgage rates started off 2017 much differently than they finished up 2016 as mortgage rates pulled back, breaking a streak of nine consecutive...


Nov 03, 2016, 07:30 ET Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Inch Higher

Mortgage rates were slightly higher this week with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate inching to 3.69 percent, according to Bankrate.com's...


Apr 25, 2016, 08:30 ET New York Named Best City for Launching a Career

New York is the best city to launch a career, according to a new report by Bankrate.com. The study evaluated 100 U.S. cities based on several factors ...


Apr 07, 2016, 07:30 ET Bankrate: Mortgage Rates at Lowest Level in Nearly Three Years

Mortgage rates dropped even lower this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate slipping to 3.75 percent, according to Bankrate.com's...


Aug 18, 2015, 08:00 ET Most Americans Not Saving More for Retirement

Just 19% of working Americans are saving more for retirement now than they were one year ago, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report....


May 04, 2015, 10:22 ET More Than 1 in 3 Americans Have Never Checked Any of Their Credit Reports

Over one-third of American adults (35%) report that they have never reviewed any of their credit reports and another 14% say they typically go more...


Apr 30, 2015, 07:30 ET Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Rise Modestly

Mortgage rates were up slightly this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 3.86 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly...


Dec 11, 2014, 08:00 ET 8 in 10 Americans Holding Holiday Spend Steady

A whopping 82% of Americans do not plan on spending more this holiday season despite lower gasoline prices, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE:...


Oct 24, 2013, 07:30 ET Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Fall to 4-Month Lows

Mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since mid-June, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate down to 4.27 percent, according to...


May 30, 2013, 09:29 ET Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Reach Highest Point in the Last Twelve Months

Mortgage rates increased for a fourth consecutive week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 3.99 percent, according to...


Sep 20, 2012, 07:30 ET Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Hit New Record Lows

Fixed mortgage rates fell to new record lows this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage sinking to 3.70 percent, according to...


Jul 12, 2012, 07:30 ET Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Hit New Record Lows

Mortgage rates moved lower once again, with the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate setting a new record low of 3.79 percent, according to...


Jan 12, 2012, 09:18 ET Bankrate: Records Galore for Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rates were mostly lower this week, with the exception being the average 30-year fixed mortgage rates which held at the record low of 4.18...


Dec 02, 2010, 07:30 ET Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Hit 4-Month High

Mortgage rates moved up notably this week, with the average rate on the benchmark conforming 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 4.71 percent,...