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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.

5 habits of money-savvy 20-somethings March 30, 2015

Want to avoid falling into a financial hole in your 20s? Adopting these habits can help keep you on the straight and narrow.

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Research Center Archive

Top 10 states for high and low earners March 27, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Some places in the U.S. have far more million-dollar earners per capita than others, and some places have far more low earners. Find out which states lead each category.

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Ask The Expert Archive

Moving an IRA from one bank to another? March 20, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Before moving an IRA, you should know the tax rules involved and review some fundamental aspects of the program.

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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

Home-field advantage: 7 reasons to favor US stocks March 23, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

International investing can be a good thing, but there are also valid reasons for maintaining a heavier weighting toward U.S.-based stocks.

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Savings Archives

Negative interest rates: Even worse than they seem? March 11, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Negative interest rates are an extreme measure intended to stimulate Europe's economy, but they could cause more trouble than it is worth.

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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

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

Need better technology from your bank? Use this checklist March 05, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

As institutions implement various new technologies, these capabilities may become a bigger factor in where you choose to bank.

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News Archive

Fed ups the focus on its June meeting March 18, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

While the Fed announced no rate change in today's meeting, the wording of its statement hints at the possibility of change by midyear.

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