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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 overlooked tax deductions for families February 19, 2015

Families may be eligible for more deductions than they realize. Here are some oft-forgotten deductions that could reduce your family's tax burden.

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Research Center Archive

Bank Fees Survey EOY 2014: Banking costs soar to new highs February 20, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

New MoneyRates.com research reveals that while many bank fees are at their highest recorded levels, there are still ways consumers can fight the onslaught of rising charges.

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Ask The Expert Archive

How can I keep getting paper bank statements? February 25, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Cost cutting has led to a reduction in services from banks, but consumers still have options for monitoring their accounts.

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Experts Commentary Archive

5 ways GDP growth can benefit savers January 09, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Economic news continues to provide positive surprises, which bodes well for higher bank interest rates in 2015.

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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

Shareholder rights: Are you a shark, lion or sheep? February 25, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Passive investors should take a cue from Wall Street's sharks and lions in recognizing the impact corporate governance can have on share value.

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Savings Archives

Dying broke: A worthwhile retirement goal? February 11, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

A controversial new retirement planning approach is geared toward leaving no savings unspent, but there are several problems with this strategy.

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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

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

Latest Fed statement omits important detail January 28, 2015

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

The Fed made no change in policy in its latest meeting, but a change in its statement's wording reflects an underlying optimism about the economy.

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