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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.

10 signs you've gone from frugal to cheap December 19, 2014

We all want to save a buck, but if you're doing these 10 things, "frugal" may not be the word that describes you.

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Research Center Archive

2015 interest rate forecast December 19, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Oil prices are shaping up to be the leading factor that influences the direction of interest rates in 2015.

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Blog Archive

Job growth spells hope for deposit rates in 2015 December 18, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

An excellent year for job growth could set the stage for interest rates changes next year.

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Ask The Expert Archive

How much can I contribute to my money market IRA? December 11, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

IRA contribution limits can vary according to the specifics of your situation. Find out how to calculate your numbers.

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Experts Commentary Archive

Why low interest rates may stick around December 16, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

A drop in long-term bond yields throughout this year suggests investors think low rates may be here to stay.

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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

6 things investors should know about P2P lending December 09, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is growing rapidly in popularity, but the marketplace does not yet fully recognize the risks.

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Savings Archives

5 mistakes that lead to faulty retirement assumptions December 17, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

These simple errors can cause your retirement savings to fall drastically short of your needs.

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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 changes its language, but not its policy December 17, 2014

MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA

The latest Fed statement signaled no change in policy, but it intimated that a change may be coming if falling oil prices don't upset things.

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