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8 ways to save on a tight budget

Saving money doesn't have to be hard. Try these simple tricks to grow your savings. Read more

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3 smart ways to save for your child

Three key savings vehicles allow parents to safely put away money for their children's future.Read more

2015 Bankrate Checking Survey

Checking fees are at record highs, according to our yearly survey of 25 top U.S. markets.Read more

Is a joint account necessary?

A joint checking account can be a blessing or a curse. Guard against financial peril.Read more

Checking fees spike -- again

Record fees and a decline in free checking highlight our 2015 Checking Account Survey.Read more


Checking that pays

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High-yield checking can pay big

A Bankrate survey finds you can earn a good return if you meet account requirements.

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Quickest path toward $1 million?

Dear Dr. Don, This question involves how best to make for a better life for my family. How can I make a one-time investment of $5,000 grow into $1 million or more over 60 years? One of my broader goals is to encourage my... Read more

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Jean Chatzky: Time for a bank checkup?

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