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Aug 06, 2018, 07:00 ETGOBankingRates Announces Scholarship Program Winner from Hundreds of Entries

Personal finance website GOBankingRates.com is doing its part to help one student on his or her journey through college by offering a scholarship....


Jul 30, 2018, 13:10 ETStudy Finds Student Debt Crisis Is Hitting These 10 States the Hardest

Although the $1.3 trillion in student loan debt burdens Americans across the country, a new study by personal finance website GOBankingRates revealed ...


Jun 22, 2018, 01:04 ETThe Votes Are In: Meet the 2018 Best Money Experts!

After two and a half weeks of careful deliberation by readers, personal finance website GOBankingRates is thrilled to announce the winners of the...


Jun 05, 2018, 02:30 ETVote Now and Enter to Win $1,000! The Best Money Expert 2018 Competition Hosted by GOBankingRates is LIVE

Today marks the official start of GOBankingRates' seventh-annual Best Money Expert competition. This year's theme is "Money Made Easy." Throughout...


May 08, 2018, 07:15 ETThe Search Has Begun! GOBankingRates is Offering $1,000 to the Next Everyday Finance Star

Calling all finance enthusiasts! You don't need to be a certified expert to jumpstart your financial career. The tables have turned and...


Apr 25, 2018, 07:15 ETMoney Expert Nicole Lapin Is GOBankingRates' 2018 Brand Ambassador

You don't need a dictionary to understand GOBankingRates' 2018 brand ambassador, financial expert Nicole Lapin. Nicole's no-holds-barred financial...


Apr 09, 2018, 07:15 ETGOBankingRates Announces Scholarship Program to Help Students With College Tuition

Entering college is an exciting time for any student. However, financial factors like living expenses and student loans can result in overwhelming...


Mar 29, 2018, 07:30 ETRanked: These Are the Most (and Least) Expensive Stadiums for MLB Fans to Watch a Baseball Game

With baseball season around the corner, personal finance website GOBankingRates identified the most and least expensive MLB stadiums to visit in...


Feb 14, 2018, 07:15 ETThese Are the Best and Worst US Cities for Foodies on a Budget

Las Vegas and Long Beach, Calif. are the best cities to live if you are looking for affordable food options, found a new study by personal finance...


Jan 23, 2018, 12:48 ETTop 20 Cities for Aspiring Millennial Homeowners

Minneapolis offers the best chance for millennials to successfully buy and own a home, found a new study by personal finance website GOBankingRates....


Jan 09, 2018, 07:15 ETAre You Banking With the Best? GOBankingRates' Best Banks of 2018 Winners

Leading personal finance website GOBankingRates is announcing the winners for the Best Banks of 2018, marking the sixth year of the initiative. The...


Jan 02, 2018, 07:15 ETCities Where The Majority of Americans Can't Afford a Home

Six cities on the U.S. coasts have a 70 percent or higher percentage of households that can't afford a home, a new study found. Personal finance...


Dec 27, 2017, 06:15 ETThese Are the Best Cities to Score Your Dream Job

Civil engineer and computer systems analyst are among the jobs expected to see an above-average rate of employment in 2018, found a new study by...


Dec 12, 2017, 06:15 ETAre You Banking With the Best? Preview GOBankingRates' Annual Best Banks Rankings

For the sixth year in a row, leading personal finance website GOBankingRates is releasing its annual Best Banks rankings. Results for each of the...


Dec 06, 2017, 06:15 ETArea Codes Where People Have the Most and Least Money

Southeast Florida tops the list of richest area codes, while rural New Mexico has the poorest, a new study found. Personal finance website...


Dec 05, 2017, 06:15 ETCities Where Your Retirement Savings Will Last the Longest

Detroit and other midwestern cities are the best regions in the U.S. to stretch your retirement savings the furthest, found a new study. Personal...


Nov 27, 2017, 06:15 ETStates Where the Economy Improved the Most in 2017

West Virginia saw the most economic growth of any U.S. state in 2017, found a new study by leading personal finance website GOBankingRates. Nevada...


Nov 14, 2017, 06:15 ETWhere Millennials Can and Can't Actually Afford to Buy Homes

Colorado and Oregon are two of the least affordable states for millennials to buy a home, a new study found. Unsurprisingly, these states also rank...


Oct 24, 2017, 07:15 ETWhich Late-Night Takeout Orders Are Most Popular Across the U.S.?

College students order 87 percent more late-night takeout food than other diners, a new study found. Personal finance website GOBankingRates...


Oct 23, 2017, 07:15 ETAmericans' Debt Has Risen in 2017

Americans' average debt amount in 2017 is $140,113, a new study found. Personal finance website GOBankingRates surveyed over 2,500 adults across the...


Oct 11, 2017, 07:15 ETThese Are the Most and Least Affordable Places to Travel This Holiday Season

Cape Town, South Africa; Park City, Utah and Sydney are the most expensive places to visit during the holidays, found a new study by personal finance ...


Oct 10, 2017, 07:15 ETThese Cities Are Experiencing the Most Rapid Wage Growth in the US

Metro areas in the midwestern and western regions of the U.S. are experiencing the most rapid wage growth, while metro areas in the southern and...


Sep 19, 2017, 07:15 ETDon't Wait to Buy in the 20 Hottest Neighborhoods in the US

Seattle, Denver and 12 other cities are home to the top 20 most up-and-coming neighborhoods to buy a house in 2017. A new study by personal finance...


Sep 12, 2017, 07:15 ET57% of Americans Have Less Than $1,000 in Savings

More than half of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings, a new survey found. In fact, 39 percent of survey respondents said they had no money...


Sep 07, 2017, 07:15 ETAll 31 Cities on This List Cost Less Than $50,000 to Live

Four different Texas cities are affordable to people making less than $50,000 a year, and a city in California even made the list, according to a new ...