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  1. Where savers can finally earn a decent returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | CBS News

    ... deposit. In each case, the account must be opened online. Check out the best rates for savings and bank accounts at BankRate . If you're looking for the ultimate in safety of principal and a good interest rate, consider buying U.S. Treasury bills. ...

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  2. 8 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right NowRead the original story

    Sunday | Fox News

    ... a large-screen TV or new mobile phone. Here are a few ways to really make the most of that cash. In a recent Bankrate study , 23% of Americans owned up to having no emergency savings whatsoever. If you're one of them, then there's no better place ...

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  3. How Va., Md. rank on best and worst states to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... golden years, go west, old man (or woman). The top three best places to retire, according to to new rankings from Bankrate.com , are all located in the American West. South Dakota takes the top spot for its moderate cost of living and crime levels, ...

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  4. The best - and worst - states to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Yet in new rankings from Bankrate.com , the Mount Rushmore state tops the list, in part because it came in first in the category of overall well-being. Bankrate weighed seven categories: cost of living and taxes were each worth 20 percent of the total, health care quality and weather were 15 percent each, and crime, cultural vitality and well-being were 10 percent each.

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  5. The best -- and worst -- states to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | CBS News

    Yet in new rankings from Bankrate.com , the Mount Rushmore state tops the list, in part because it came in first in the category of overall well-being. Bankrate weighed seven categories: cost of living and taxes were each worth 20 percent of the total, health care quality and weather were 15 percent each, and crime, cultural vitality and well-being were 10 percent each.

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  6. Nearly a quarter of Americans don't have an emergency fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... money is tight. Do you have enough cash to handle an unexpected emergency expense? According to a new survey from Bankrate.com, a significant number of Americans don't have an emergency savings fund - and don't see the lack of one as a problem. ...

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  7. Americans Still Not Saving... But Don't CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Do you have enough cash to handle an unexpected emergency expense? According to a new survey from Bankrate.com, a significant number of Americans don't have an emergency savings fund and don't see the lack of one as a problem. Bankrate found that almost one in four respondents has no emergency fund at all, and 18% of all respondents are comfortable with not having one.

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  8. Wanna get away? Ideas for a summer vacation that suits your budget,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | Kinston Free Press

    Most people crave a vacation, but nearly half of Americans won't take one this summer or any other time of the year, according to a new Bankrate study. Nearly one in four Americans say they don't have the savings to cover a vacation, said Bankrate.com analyst Amanda Dixon.

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  9. We all need a loan at some point. Here are some of the best and worst loans out thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... out of control. Currently, credit card rates are at a record high, at an average of about 17 percent, according to Bankrate, and the average American has a credit card balance of $6,375, up nearly 3 percent from last year, according to Experian's ...

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  10. Mortgage rates inch up as loan applications retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    The benchmark 30-year, fixed rate rose to 4.71 percent, up 1 basis point from the previous week, according to Bankrate's weekly survey of large mortgage lenders for the week ending June 27. A respite from rising interest rates turned out to be short-lived as mortgage rates edged up again in Bankrate's latest weekly survey of national mortgage lenders. The benchmark 30-year, fixed rate rose to 4.71 percent, up 1 basis point from the previous week, according to Bankrate's weekly survey of large mortgage lenders for the week ending June 27. A year ago, the rate was 4.07 percent.

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  11. Your midyear financial checkup: 5 moves to makeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | USA Today

    ... five moves you'll want to make today. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2Ke7dML According to a Bankrate survey only 39 percent of Americans are able to fully cover a $1,000 setback using their savings. Here are some ways you can ...

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  12. Trade Talk: 23 percent of us have saved zilch for emergencies, poll showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | NewsOK.com

    ... than six months' expenses should cause discomfort, said Greg McBride, chief financial analyst for New York-based Bankrate.com, which commissioned the landline and cellphone survey. Yet, 61 percent of the 1,006 who responded say they're very ...

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  13. 7 in 10 Americans are falling short in this key personal finance areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | USA Today

    More than 70% of Americans fall short of the often-recommended level of emergency savings, according to a new Bankrate.com report. And many have no emergency savings at all.

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  14. Even side hustles pay men more than women-including driving for UberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | MarketWatch

    ... appears to widen when applied to other side hustles, according to a survey released Monday by personal-finance site Bankrate.com. Men earn an average of $989 a month from their ancillary gigs, almost three times the $361 that women earn. This may be ...

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  15. Know how much you need to retire? How to start planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    In a new survey from Bankrate.com , 61 percent of respondents said they don't know how much money they'll need to save for retirement. In every age group surveyed, at least half were unsure of an amount.

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  16. Americans lack emergency savings but more say they aren't worried about it, survey findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | KIII

    When asked if they were comfortable with having no savings set aside for emergency use, 18 percent agreed, according to a new report from consumer financial services site Bankrate.com. In a related question, almost half of respondents who have savings to cover less than three month's expenses say they are somewhat comfortable or very comfortable with their savings amount.

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  17. Survey Says Nearly Half Of Americans Are Skipping Summer Vacation This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | CBS Local

    One of the best things about the summer weather finally arriving is looking forward to that yearly vacation where one can unplug and enjoy some time away from the usual sights and sounds of their city. However, according to a new survey conducted by Bankrate.com , nearly half of Americans won't be taking that trip this year.

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  18. PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | KCEN

    ... much money they'll need to save in order to enjoy the retirement lifestyle they want, according to a new study from Bankrate.com . It's hard to hit a goal when you don't know what that goal is. Those who haven't calculated how much they'll need run ...

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  19. Most Americans don't know how much money they will need for retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | USA Today

    ... much money they'll need to save in order to enjoy the retirement lifestyle they want, according to a new study from Bankrate.com . It's hard to hit a goal when you don't know what that goal is. Those who haven't calculated how much they'll need run ...

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  20. Ep. 64: The Fed, GDP And The Consumer With Bankrate's Mark HamrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Seeking Alpha

    With trade and tariffs once again making headlines ahead of the G7 meeting and next week's US-North Korea summit, as well as the Fed's upcoming June FOMC meeting, on this week's podcast Tematica's mixologists talk with Mark Hamrick, Washington Bureau Chief, Senior Economic Analyst at Bankrate.com and President of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing . While we learn about Mark's background and, eventually, that his preferred cocktail is a Manhattan , Lenore and Chris first talk with him about the new Fed Chair Jerome Powell and then segue onto Mark's view of the economy and his expectations around interest rate hikes in coming year.

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