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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.

Starting salary after graduating from college

What starting salary do you need after graduating college? May 23, 2016

Congratulations! You just got a job offer out of college. When deciding whether a salary offer is enough, account for these six crucial factors. 

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Research Center Archive

Best Savings Accounts 2016 May 24, 2016

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

See the bank accounts seemed poised to offer the highest savings and money market rates in 2016.

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Ask The Expert Archive

Why are global commodities traded in US dollars? May 09, 2016

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Size and stability have established the US dollar as the global reserve and trading currency, which has positive and negative implications for US investors.

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Credit Cards Archive

How to responsibly handle easier access to credit cards April 29, 2016

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Easing credit standards mean consumers have to take responsibility for not overusing access to credit.

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Money Market Archives

Fearing a Fed rate hike? Make these 5 moves April 09, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Preparing your finances in advance of any Fed announcements can help you avoid being caught flat-footed when rates finally climb.

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Savings Archives

6 reasons retirement saving fails (and what to do about it) May 25, 2016

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Understanding the reasons why retirement planning so often fails can help you do something about it.

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CD Rates Archive

5 moves to optimize your CD ladder investments May 11, 2016

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

CD ladders can help you manage yield and liquidity, and they can also be tailored for current circumstances.

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Mortgage Archives

Amid historically low rates, is real estate a good investment? January 29, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Recent declines in mortgage rates may generate enthusiasm for real estate investments, but there are reasons to be skeptical of this.

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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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News Archive

Where to look beyond the Fed for signs of life from stagnant bank rates July 30, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

With no action from the Fed on interest rates, consumers should look elsewhere for signs of rising rates.

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