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    Yesterday | The Real Deal

    ... one in six U.S. homeowners would take out a loan secured by their home in order to pay household bills, a new Bankrate.com report found. That's around 24 million homeowners, according to the report, which found that people who earned less and were ...

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  2. Need to pay bills? Millions of Americans would borrow against their homes: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Real Deal

    About 24 million U.S. homeowners think it's acceptable to tap into home equity to pay everyday household bills, according to a new report by Bankrate.com. The survey found that young, less educated, and lower earning homeowners were more apt to say so.

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  3. What to major in college? The most and least valuable degreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Actuarial science is the most valuable college major, according to a new Bankrate.com survey that ranks 162 majors based on average income and unemployment rates. Adrian Garcia, an analyst with Bankrate, says actuaries are people you may want to thank or blame for the premiums you pay on car, home and health insurances.

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  4. Joe Blundo: Coffee's no vice in the grande scheme of thingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... economics of another form, I suppose - but we'd still likely come out ahead. The survey, from the financial website Bankrate.com, is based on the self-reported consumption habits of respondents, so view the results with suspicion. People make wild ...

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  5. Actuarial Science Ranked As Most Valuable College MajorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Slashdot

    According to a new report from Bankrate, actuarial science, the formal term for the study of insurance, was ranked the most valuable college major . "The actuarial science profession is interesting because students don't need advanced degrees to gain livable wages, but instead are certified through a series of exams overseen by the industry's professional organizations," said Bankrate.com analyst Adrian Garcia in an interview.

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  6. Is Savings Account 'Rate-Chasing' a Good Financial Strategy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Yahoo!

    Savings rate-chasing is a strategy in which savers consistently use a tool such as Bankrate or MyBankTracker to determine which savings account is offering the highest interest rate, then regularly move their cash reserves to the highest-yielding account. For example, if a rate-chaser has $25,000 in savings in Bank A, which offers a rate of 1.9 percent, and sees that Bank B is currently offering 2 percent, he'll move his savings into Bank B. If a few weeks later, the rate-chaser notes that Bank C is now offering 2.25 percent, he'll move funds into that new bank.

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  7. 1-in-3 in US have less than $5,000 saved for retirement. Tips for not being one of themRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | USA Today

    ... Nearly one-in-four Americans have no emergency savings, according to a report from consumer financial services site Bankrate.com. The vast majority of Americans, 78 percent, say they're "extremely" or "somewhat" concerned about not having enough ...

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  8. Where are the best and worst states to retire?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | PennLive.com

    Most Americans dream of the day they can retire and pursue a life of leisure. But where are the best places to enjoy retirement? Some of the best states for retirement don't feature beaches or palm trees, according to a recent survey by Bankrate.com.

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  9. More Americans Ramping Up Retirement SavingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | The CPA Technology Advisor

    Twenty-eight percent of employed Americans say they are saving more for retirement this year compared to last year, according to a new study from Bankrate.com. In fact, this is the highest rate of increased retirement savings and nearly double the number of increased savers since the survey debuted in 2011 .

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  10. Distinguishing mortgage shopping sites from 'gotcha' sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Daily Herald

    ... the user to contact one lender and stop looking elsewhere. These thoughts are prompted by a recent visit I made to Bankrate.com, a heavily trafficked consumer site. When I last visited some years ago, it was a very simple multi-lender gotcha site. ...

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  11. Politics keeps 1 in 7 Americans up at night, survey findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    A new survey shows that 1 in 7 Americans are so riled up about politics that they're losing sleep over it, according to a Bankrate.com report. That adds up to 34 million people, more than those who lose sleep over health care costs or paying rent.

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  12. Your Funds: Don't - invest' in accounts now paying 2 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    ... want to think that happy days for savings instruments are here again. The latest Financial Security Index from Bankrate.com shows that nearly one-third of millennials (people ages 18 to 37) think cash is the best place to park money they won't need ...

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  13. Don't 'invest' in accounts now paying 2 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Seattle Times

    ... want to think that happy days for savings instruments are here again. The latest Financial Security Index from Bankrate.com shows that nearly one-third of millennials (people aged 18 to 37) believe that cash is the best place to park money they ...

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  14. The Fed Didn't Raise Rates This Time, But Will Again. Here's How to Prepare for the Next HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | NBC Philadelphia

    ... Credit cards For starters, credit card rates are already at a record high of 17.2 percent on average, according to Bankrate.com . Most credit cards have a variable rate, which means there's a direct connection to the Fed's benchmark rate, and as ...

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  15. Study: Millennials Believe Cash Is The Best Long-Term InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Benzinga

    Thirty percent of millennials, defined as 18-37 year olds, said cash is the best place to park money they will not need for 10-plus years, according to a study from Bankrate . Despite record highs in the market, the devastating Great Recession 10 years ago is still a little too fresh in millennial minds.

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  16. Retirement savings: Millennials prefer cash and that could come back to bite themRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    When it comes to saving for retirement, millennials say they prefer cold, hard cash, according to a new survey - and that could be a problem for them down the line. A new Bankrate.com survey found 30 percent of millennials cited cash as their preferred long-term investment option - the only age group that favored cash over the higher-risk, higher-reward stock market.

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  17. Millennials prefer cash over real estate as investment strategyRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2018 | Inman Real Estate News

    Hampered by student loan debt and escalating home prices, millennials prefer stowing away money in savings accounts and certificates of deposit over real estate or stock investments, according to a new survey published Wednesday. Savings accounts and other cash instruments were viewed as the most viable investment strategy by 30 percent of millennials between the ages of 18 and 37, a stark departure from older generations of Americans who preferred the stock market and real estate, according to a survey of 1,000 respondents by Bankrate.com, a New York-based consumer financial services company.

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  18. This mistake could cost millennials millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | MarketWatch

    For debt-laden and cash-strapped millennials, the stock market, despite historically superior returns, isn't nearly as attractive as it is to other generations. According to a new survey from Bankrate.com , 30% of millennials say cash is their favorite long-term investment, while each successive generation claim stocks - a third of Gen Xers, 38% of baby boomers and 44% of the Silent Generation.

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  19. Millennials prefer cash investment over stock market, new survey findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... (18- to 37-years-old) respondents said cash, according to a new report from consumer financial services site Bankrate.com . For those age 38 and older, the figure drops to 21 percent who believe cash investments like savings accounts and ...

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  20. New Bankrate Survey Reveals Generational Opinions On 3 Financial Milestones. How Do You Match Up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Forbes.com

    Age may be just a number, but when we use it to examine generational differences, it can speak volumes. A new survey by Bankrate.com did just that.

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