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MoneyRates.com Archives

MoneyRates.com aims to bring you the information you need to successfully manage your bank accounts, credit cards and mortgage loans. These archives are packed with content designed to help you handle your finances more effectively. Please browse the listings below for unique news and analysis on personal finance.

How financial stress can hurt your career November 21, 2014

A new study suggests that financial worries can make employees less productive, but both workers and employers can take steps to address this problem.

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Research Center Archive

CLIP Index update: October 2014 November 19, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

A narrowing of the spread between mortgage and CD rates is good for consumers, but it still has a long way to go to return to normal.

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Blog Archive

Job growth sustains hope for savers November 14, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

The recent run of consistently good job growth, which continued in October, could lead to higher bank rates and greater mortgage availability.

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Ask The Expert Archive

Should a husband and wife combine all their finances? November 17, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

A marriage links a couple's finances, but that doesn't mean they have to share every single account.

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Experts Commentary Archive

Economic developments hint at higher rates in 2015 November 11, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

A change in Fed policy and the latest news on GDP growth suggest higher interest rates may be coming -- if things stay on track.

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Bank Deals Archive

EverBank Yield Pledge Checking Account Bonus Rate March 08, 2012

By Doresa Banning

Money Rates Columnist

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Credit Cards Archive

6 financial moves to prevent sleepless nights August 18, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Financial worries are a common source of nighttime anxiety, but these problems are best addressed in the light of day.

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Money Market Archives

Comparing today's bank account and bond yields November 19, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Interest income remains relatively scarce among these vehicles, but that doesn't mean your portfolio should be without them.

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Savings Archives

When financial fear is your ally November 07, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

The fear of running out of money is not a pleasant companion, but that doesn't mean you should flee it.

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CD Rates Archive

6 essential truths on today's CD rates October 16, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Understanding these things about today's CD rates can boost the interest you earn on your savings.

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Mortgage Archives

When it makes sense to bet the house January 23, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Shifting your debt burden into a mortgage can save you money, but it can also put your home at risk. Learn when this approach makes sense.

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Checking Archives

6 reasons to rethink where you bank May 05, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Banking has changed over time, and it's likely your banking needs have too. Here's why you may want to reconsider where you're at today.

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Real People Archive

Working a second job to save for retirement July 02, 2012

By Aaron Crowe

Money Rates Columnist

Could a second, part-time job be the answer to catching up on your retirement savings? Read how one man is already doing it.

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News Archive

Fed's concerns remain with low inflation -- not low rates October 29, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Despite growing optimism about the economy, the latest Fed statement suggests that inflation is too low, and that short-term rates will remain even lower.

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