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MoneyRates.com Archives

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5 reasons retirement planning is tougher for women September 11, 2014

Ladies, a number of things may make your retirement more challenging than that of the man sitting one cubicle over. Learn why.

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Research Center Archive

Study: Low savings, debt plague the American psyche September 15, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Financial regrets don't just cloud the past -- they can also color your view of the future. Find out what issues were most prevalent in a new MoneyRates.com study.

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Blog Archive

Interest rates languish despite encouraging economic data September 04, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Good news on GDP growth was greeted with indifference by the financial markets, leaving interest rates near their historic lows.

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Ask The Expert Archive

Best bank for a jumbo deposit? September 12, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Before you start shopping bank rates for a large deposit, it is best to narrow down what products you need and how to fully protect your money.

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Experts Commentary Archive

What people are doing right -- and wrong -- with 401(k)s September 03, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

A new survey shows 401(k) participants don't get as much help as they should, but they are still doing some things right.

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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

The perils of post-retirement investing September 08, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Once you start withdrawing from retirement savings, investment volatility can be especially devastating. Learn how to manage it.

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Savings Archives

Money lessons for sons and daughters September 03, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Recent studies indicate that girls are getting shortchanged on financial education, but these lessons can help them -- and boys -- get a firm grip on money concepts.

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CD Rates Archive

5 factors that could drive interest rates higher July 16, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

It's been a long time since interest rates rose, but these pressures could be what finally pushes them upward.

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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 cheers quickening growth and inflation July 30, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

The latest Fed statement reveals that its transitional policy remains in place, though inflation may be gaining more traction than wage growth.

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