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Employment Opportunities in Bankrate, Inc.


Market Analyst

This entry-level position is responsible for gathering personal financial rates and data via telephone, internet, email, and/or fax. This data populates our website and appears in hundreds of print publications nationwide. We are looking for a detail-oriented individual who is comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Qualifications/Required Skills

  • Accuracy and attention to detail required
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment as part of a team
  • Outgoing, friendly personality, comfortable in being in a high profile environment
  • Good clear speaking voice, enjoy being on the telephone for extended periods of time
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Must be able to work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Banking background preferred, basic understanding of financial products required
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • College degree preferred
  • Local candidates only

Please send resume to resume@bankrate.com.


Director Ad Operations

Bankrate.com is looking for an AdOps expert with strong leadership skills who will jump at the chance to refine our monetization and yield management strategies. This position will be responsible for keeping Bankrate.com at the forefront of the ad tech industry, leading the AdOps team and educating the Sales, Marketing & Executive teams. The ideal candidate will guide daily productivity while also driving new operational strategies.

This position can be in our NYC or Palm Beach Gardens, FL office.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and lead the ad tech Strategy at Bankrate.com.
  • Educate the business leaders on new technologies and platforms in the marketplace.
  • Propose and implement strategies to drive better efficiencies and monetization across the site.
  • Identify, propose and execute new ad types.
  • Play a key role in inventory management, inventory forecasting and optimization efforts.
  • Develop campaign management strategies that are aligned with business priorities, client strategies, timelines and goals.
  • Promote efficient workflow and best practices.
  • Serve as the technology expert and assist in training whenever required.
  • Extensive interaction with the sales team, sales support team and accounting departments.
  • Stay abreast of current and upcoming technology and product capabilities.

Requirements

  • 6-10 years of AdOps experience.
  • 2+ years managing a team.
  • Knowledge of inventory forecasting, DMPs and ad serving platforms.
  • Proficiency in Internet technologies such as HTTP, XML, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Flash, etc.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and experience in web analytics tools, such as Adobe SiteCatalyst.
  • Familiarity with browser-based debugging tools (LiveHTTP Headers, FireBug, Charles, Fiddler).
  • Experience building relationships and negotiating with vendors in rich media, programmatic, and other ad-tech spaces.
  • Experience working with various ad networks and exchanges, implementing pass-back strategies.
  • Ability to investigate, analyze & solve problems with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to guide and motivate a remote team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, comfortable in a consultative, client-facing environment.
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in experience.

Please send your resume and salary requirement to resume@bankrate.com.


Telesales Executive

Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Reports to: Vice President - East Coast Sales

Bankrate operates a network of personal finance related web sites for consumers, with the core site being Bankrate.com. Our sites provide high-quality information and services using a variety of advertising and monetization methods. We serve advertisers by providing highly qualified and targeted in-market consumers.

As a Telesales Executive for Bankrate.com, you will prospect and develop relationships with clients in order to grow our ad revenues for our cost-per-click rate tables and display advertising. The advertising base is in large part mortgage and banking institutions, with some insurance, credit card lenders, as well as automotive. The successful candidate for this important role must possess a blend of business and online savvy and a track record of success in online sales.

Responsibilities

  • Aggressively build sales pipeline via cold calling quality lists covering assigned territories
  • Meet or exceed monthly/quarterly/annual sales goals.
  • Review progress and discuss strategy with VP on a regular basis.

Experience & Attributes

  • 1 year of relevant experience in inside sales. Financial Services experience preferred; understanding of mortgage industry a plus.
  • Ability to reach decision maker and influencers at large and small financial institutions and lenders.
  • BA/BS required.
  • Articulate, well organized, self-motivated team player who enjoys relationship selling.

Please send your resume and salary requirement to resume@bankrate.com.


Senior Manager of Content Marketing

Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL or Manhattan, NY office

Bankrate is seeking a Senior Manager of Content Marketing to steer our content marketing program through content creation, distribution, promotion and amplification. We're looking for someone who is strategic, but also likes to roll up his or her sleeves and execute. The Senior Manager of Content Marketing will be hands-on, working closely with the Editorial, Design, SEO, Social, Multimedia, and other teams to set our strategy as well as participate in tactical execution -- all with the end goal of producing outstanding content that is highly sharable, brings visitors to the website, and ultimately drives incremental revenue. We're looking for an experienced content marketer with a swath of demonstrable expertise and success in the following areas: content strategy, content creation/writing, distribution/promotion, organic traffic generation, and lead generation, with a mind for quantitative measurement of content success. This position can be in our Palm Beach Gardens, FL or Manhattan, NY office. (Local candidates only.)

The ideal candidate

  • Managed a content marketing budget and is comfortable proving ROI through analytics.
  • Takes a no-holds barred approach to content success: the content produced is designed to capture leads and prospects and help move them through the funnel toward revenue generation.
  • Frequents the major content marketing publications; has limitless imagination for doing what hasn't been done before.
  • Very hands-on, rolls up his/her sleeves; comfortable copy-editing, and optimizing content for SEO as well as seeing the content that's been produced all the way through the distribution and amplification phase.
  • Has experience finding, managing and rallying a crew of freelancers who can go forth and create impactful content and can ensure a high standard of output.
  • Has great collaboration skills; will work with closely with engineers, designers, copywriters, non-technical marketers, and other teams throughout the company, such as our PR team and our consumer SEO team.

Key Job Functions

  • Create new, innovative, differentiated content and features that drive virility; attract visitors to the website through content creation and sharing, community management, and other organic channels. Define what content needs to be created, for which audiences, when, how often and via which channels.
  • Drive a successful content marketing strategy that includes: content planning, messaging and branding, content creation, curation, delivery, and amplification. This includes building and promoting content across multiple platforms/formats to drive awareness, engagement, leads, retention and positive customer behavior.
  • Build a strategic plan to leverage existing and original content, as well as spearhead new content development, to reach and pull qualified traffic to Bankrate.com, as well as to build links.
  • Work closely with Social Media, PR, SEO, and other teams to effectively and efficiently leverage all unpaid opportunities, including Facebook and other social channels, content tactics (paid and unpaid), video content, on all available channels, to drive sign up, acquisition, sharing/referrals.
  • Establish strong direct relationship with top bloggers and influencers, continuously inspiring and engaging them with communication to stimulate proactive postings/endorsements.
  • Report on channel results and performance in a manner that is relevant, meaningful, actionable and understandable. Analyze ROI by capturing content marketing campaign performance metrics.
  • Define, test and evaluate growth initiatives. Identify and test creative ways to grow followers, visitors, and improve overall engagement with our organic channels.
  • Serve as the company thought leader, champion and evangelist for content marketing; educate and drive support from all areas.
  • Seek out content partnership opportunities and build strong links to Bankrate.com via white hat methods.

Qualifications

  • Expert in all things related to content and channel optimization and promotion.
  • Comfortable with both qualitative and quantitative aspects of marketing, combining a highly analytical mind with strong brand and product instincts.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in identifying, prospecting, and continuously motivating bloggers to work on behalf of the business.
  • Strong track record in achieving and exceeding performance metrics, in driving posts, likes, sharing, sign ups, new customer acquisition , and social sharing by customers.
  • Highly creative and excellent communication skills; understand that content is a means to achieve business results (i.e. strong commercial orientation in content creation).
  • Deep understanding of content marketing from concept to execution; understands how to guide teams to create content that starts conversations in social.
  • Ability to look across organization and make thoughtful recommendations about what content goes where and when.
  • Entrepreneurial, strategic but can execute and get things done. Specifically, you should be able to create content and analyze its outcomes.
  • A background in and understanding of the web, digital marketing, and product marketing is desirable.
  • A motivated, self-starter with a keen interest in and aptitude for finding great content from all over the world.
  • Compelling communicator who effortlessly blends strategy with execution.
  • Formal, informal and practical training in how to tell a story using words, images, video, and an understanding of how to create content that draws an audience, much like that of journalist.
  • Project management skills to manage content schedules and deadlines within ongoing and new campaigns.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; thrives in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment.

Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, Analytics or related communications field.
  • 4+ years of experience in multichannel content creation (experience with keyword SEO driven blog articles and web content a must).
  • Solid track record for creating compelling messages for different verticals and target demographics.
  • Content experience is a must.
  • Solid analytic abilities to support a strong results orientation.
  • An expert in grammar, messaging, writing, and style.
  • Agency experience a plus.

Please send your resume and salary requirement to resume@bankrate.com.


Banking Reporter/Analyst

Bankrate.com is seeking an experienced personal finance reporter to cover consumer banking for its website. The position can be in Chicago, Washington DC, New York City or North Palm Beach Florida. The reporter must have experience writing for consumers and must clearly understand and closely follow the banking industry, consumer banking products and the regulations that impact the industry. The ideal candidate thinks beyond the news, homing in on how the news and trends will affect consumers.

The banking beat encompasses topics such as checking and savings accounts, debit and check cards, CDs and money market accounts.. The ideal candidate will be a first-class journalist with excellent reporting and writing skills, have experience writing for web and mobile-web audiences, will be active in social media and have knowledge of SEO. The candidate will have experience as a media spokesperson.

We expect the reporter to develop story ideas and write content, respond quickly to events in the marketplace, understand how that news affects consumers, have an established group of sources, be familiar with personal finance issues and to represent Bankrate as a banking analyst to other media.

Responsibilities

  • Actively follow the banking industry and cultivate relationships and sources.
  • Identify and write consumer banking content in story form, blog form and other mediums for the website and mobile-web.
  • Continuously identify new trends.
  • Be engaged in social media, staying current with trends in social media as it relates to producing content.
  • Collaborate with other teams to identify interactive story-telling formats.
  • Understand SEO value and employ best practices for SEO.
  • Represent Bankrate as a spokesperson to other media.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years digital media/online reporting experience.
  • Knowledgeable of banking industry.
  • Thorough understanding of personal finance.
  • 3-5 years' experience as a reporter/writer.
  • Strong knowledge of AP style.
  • Experience with basic HTML and web-based CMS.
  • College degree preferably in journalism or business.

Please send your resume and salary requirement to resume@bankrate.com.


Senior Analyst, Procurement

A leading, publicly traded, online media company is seeking to add a Senior Analyst, Procurement based out of New York City. The focus of this role will be the research, identification, analysis, negotiation, consolidation and procurement of products and services across the Company's various businesses.

Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the procurement strategy and process
  • Act as a subject matter expert in the field of IT & market data sourcing
  • Manage vendor RFP processes
  • Contract management and negotiations
  • Contract administration
  • Vendor–relationship/management
  • Work with department managers in identifying and vetting potential vendors as well as sources for products and services
  • Operational and Capital Budget development and management
  • Work with FP&A team, department managers and Accounting department regarding budget variances. Assist in the reforecasting processes to assist in properly accruing for contractual, variable and non-recurring expenses
  • Work closely with the legal team to draft contracts
  • Special projects as directed by the Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of sourcing and vendor management, procurement, and purchasing experience
  • Specific sourcing experience with software, hardware, services (technology, investment operations), market data
  • Knowledge and experience with various outsourcing and service offerings, pricing, and delivery structures
  • Knowledge and experience with enterprise license agreements and software license alternatives
  • Bachelor's degree in IT, finance, accounting, or similar
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills, with a proven capability to make contributions to teams and initiatives
  • Self-starter, able to manage multiple projects and succeed in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with minimal direction
  • Formal training or significant experience managing complex engagements. PMI, ITIL/COBIT or Six Sigma training/certification a plus. C.P.M. or CPSM certification a plus
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of SAP BPC tool a plus

Please send your resume and salary requirement to resume@bankrate.com.


Data Scientist

Based out of our New York City office, this position will play a crucial role in transforming our data assets into actionable insights that can have direct impact on the company's operations. The Data Scientist will gain experience working with real-world datasets and latest big data technologies, as well as research and apply a wide variety of advanced techniques, such as learning algorithms, clustering, sparse data techniques, as appropriate, to efficiently improve site operation, engagement, and monetization.

What we are looking for

  • MS/PhD degree in hard sciences (Statistics/Math, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics)
  • Solid fundamentals on machine learning, predictive modeling and statistical techniques
  • Fluent in Python / R with ability to learn new programming languages quickly
  • Experience with Hadoop related technologies (MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Storm, Spark)
  • Experience with SQL and noSQL databases
  • Experience with large datasets
  • Strong analytical and communication (presentation and writing) skills

Please send your resume and salary requirement to resume@bankrate.com.


Accounting Operations Manager

The successful candidate will manage Corporate Accounting Operations including a team of three accountants responsible for general ledger, accounts payable and cash accounting. Key activities will include creation and review of journal entries, reconciliations and internal financial reports. This position will also be responsible for, in coordination with the Assistant Controller, developing and managing timelines for the monthly / quarterly close process.

Experienced professional with a strong record of academic and professional achievement. Candidates must have very strong process/project management and general ledger accounting skills (US GAAP, ERP tools, Microsoft Excel). Finally the successful candidate will be capable of working and communicating with people at all levels of the organization.

Position is based in New York City.

Business Skills

  • Manage multiple individuals
    • Strong process management and focus on timelines
    • Provide mentoring and career development
  • Superior critical thinking, analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to exercise mature judgment

Technical Skills

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Knowledge of SEC filing requirements
  • Strong process management
  • Experience with Netsuite Financials or comparable ERP tools
  • Experience with SAP BCP

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional experience in a combination of public accounting (Big 4 preferred) and publicly traded companies
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting from top tier institution 
  • CPA

Please send resume and salary requirement to resume@bankrate.com.


Account Executive

Location: New York, NY
Reports to: Vice President - East Coast Sales

As a Account Executive for Bankrate.com, you will prospect and develop relationships with clients in order to grow our ad revenues for our cost-per-click rate tables and display advertising.  The advertising base is in large part mortgage and banking institutions, with some insurance, credit card lenders, as well as automotive. The successful candidate for this important role must possess a blend of business and online savvy and a track record of success in online sales.

Responsibilities

  • Aggressively build sales pipeline via cold calling quality lists covering assigned territories
  • Meet or exceed monthly/quarterly/annual sales goals.
  • Review progress and discuss strategy with VP on a regular basis.

Experience & Attributes

  • 1 year of relevant experience in inside sales.  Financial Services experience preferred; understanding of mortgage industry a plus.
  • Ability to reach decision maker and influencers at large and small financial institutions and lenders.
  • BA/BS required.
  • Articulate, well organized, self-motivated team player who enjoys relationship selling.

Please send resume to resume@bankrate.com.


Senior Web Designer

The Bankrate.com team is looking for a talented Senior Web Designer with UI experience. The ideal candidate has a keen visual eye and possesses advanced design, brand development and UI expertise.

The candidate must have strong communication and presentation skills to work within a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. The Senior Web Designer will work closely with the entire design & development team. As a member of our creative team, you'll participate in all aspects of the creative process including initial conception.

This is a temp to perm position and it is located in either our Palm Beach Gardens, Fl office or New York City headquarters.

An online portfolio that showcases your own UI is required to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in meetings, understanding Product Management's needs and working to present wireframes, logos, color schemes, and images that effectively communicate their business objectives.
  • Create graphics, icons, site designs, new page templates, logos, banners and user interfaces.
  • Create prototype user experiences and annotated wireframes.
  • Develop pixel perfect Photoshop comps.
  • Create and maintain site-wide style guides.
  • Adjust and modernize designs maintaining consistency with branding and organizational goals.
  • Attend weekly design meetings.

Job Requirements/Skills

  • Excellent understanding of UI/UX principles.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Web interactivity and the fundamentals of information architecture.
  • Outstanding attention to detail, creative thinker, strong visual and user focused design.
  • Experienced with designing simple and intuitive web and mobile web user interfaces.
  • Advanced level proficiency in the latest design development tools (i.e., Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, or similar interactive tools).
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS and cross-browser support.
  • Knowledge of HTML5 a major plus.
  • Understanding of SEO concepts and their implementation
  • Solid understanding of web standards and accessibility
  • Highly organized with excellent time/work management ability. Self-motivated, organized and accountable.
  • Experienced with responsive design highly desired

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5+ years of professional experience in web page design, graphic content design, and concept development. Preferably with at least 2 years as a Senior Web Designer.
  • Bachelor's Degree

Please send resume to resume@bankrate.com.


Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager is a key role within the Bankrate organization. Responsible for integrated marketing initiatives to build awareness, drive revenue, and provide sales support for Bankrate.com products, this is a dynamic position with a variety of responsibilities and functions.

Duties include but aren't limited to: big idea generation, presentation/proposal writing, research/analytics, event execution and vendor/partner evaluation. This role requires a "big-picture" perspective with the ability to understand the business and our department's strategic objectives.

The manager will work with cross-functional teams including Sales, Ad Ops, Production/Design, PR, Analytics, Product Management, Editorial and Finance. The manager reports to the VP, Marketing.

Responsibilities

  • Idea Generation and Program Development: Collaborate with sales and marketing colleagues to develop integrated opportunities across digital, mobile and social to maximize advertising revenue
  • Category Development: Contribute ideas in the development of category-specific strategies including competitive landscape/sales opportunities
  • Research: Support sales and management requests using marketing research services/tools such as comScore Media Metrix, @Plan, AdRelevance, eMarketer, Forrester Research, etc.
  • Marketing Materials: write and develop marketing materials including; rfp responses, general presentations, client-specific proposals and sales collateral pieces
  • Events: Plan, manage and coordinate and/or assist in large-scale company events and industry trade shows
  • Communication: Help to disseminate key marketing data on a weekly or monthly basis to the sales team and various individuals within the company

Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of digital, mobile and social media
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A confident, driven, self-starter who is able to work independently, will proactively seek direction, and has the ability to "think on your feet"
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Comfort in managing internal and external communication and negotiations
  • Superb organizational and time management skills
  • A diplomatic personality able to manage multiple personality types and challenges gracefully
  • Ability to spot, "red flag" and propose solutions for issues as they arise
  • 3+ years marketing or advertising agency experience (digital preferred, but not required)
  • BA/BS required

Please send resume to resume@bankrate.com.


Credit & Identity Protection Editor

Location: New York, NY or Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Reports to: Managing Editor

Bankrate.com is seeking a digital editor to advance and manage the credit and ID protection coverage for the site. The ideal candidate has experience working for a digital media site and is familiar with the credit card industry, how ID theft can affect a consumer's financial situation and is knowledgeable about credit scores and credit reports.

The editor will identify, assign and edit content for a consumer audience. Must have experience in a variety of digital story-telling formats for mobile, tablet and desktop. Must have experience in guiding reporters on writing stories consistent with the in-depth, award-winning, high-quality nature of the Bankrate Editorial brand.

Responsibilities

  • Follow trends and news in the identity protection and credit industries.
  • Collaborate with team to develop new content ideas, interactives and data projects for mobile, tablet and desktop.
  • Manage an experienced staff reporter, cultivate freelancers.
  • Write viral headlines.
  • Optimize content for myBankrate users.
  • Participate in social media, implementing social media best practices.
  • Suggest graphical elements for each piece of content.
  • Shepherd content from creation through publish to the site.
  • Optimize content using SEO best practices.
  • Ideate content packages, as well as stories and blogs.
  • Occasional writing of blogs or rewriting of stories.
  • Using past successes to plan future assignments.

Requirements

  • Talented writer and editor, capable of turning copy quickly, writing viral headlines and working gracefully under tight deadlines.
  • Strong financial skills. Comfortable with data and digging in databases.
  • Has experience working with freelance writers, assigning and editing articles to ensure that they meet high quality standards and editorial vision.
  • Willing to experiment with a variety of Web content formats, without sacrificing quality, to determine what resonates with a target audience.
  • Ability to program and optimize content for SEO.
  • Working knowledge of data for use in editorial projects, as well as analytics tools for gauging success.
  • Experience with publishing programs such as Wordpress.

Please send resume to resume@bankrate.com.


Senior Accountant

Location: New York, NY

The successful candidate will assist and support Corporate Accounting and be responsible for the general ledger reporting.

Key activities will include creating journal entries and account reconciliations as well as assembling supporting documentation. Assist in production of financial statements and prepare and provide auditor specific support on a quarterly basis.

Candidate Description
Experienced accountant with a strong record of academic and professional achievement. Candidates must possess very strong general ledger accounting and system skills (US GAAP, ERP systems and Microsoft Excel). The successful candidate must be capable of working and communicating with people across all levels in our evolving organization.

Business Skills

  • Critical thinking along with analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team.
  • Flexible and the ability to take on new tasks.
  • Ability to exercise mature judgment.
  • Articulate ideas clearly and to the point.

Technical Skills

  • Good understanding of US GAAP.
  • Exposure to SEC filing requirements ideal, but not required.
  • Experience with ERP systems and demonstrated proficiency with Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4-5 years of progressive hands on accounting experience, preferably with an internet based and publicly traded company.
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting.

Please send resume to resume@bankrate.com.


Senior Product Director

Location: New York, NY

The Senior Product Director will play a crucial role in leading one or more of the strategic priorities for Bankrate.com. While the specific vertical/strategic area may change over time, initially we expect this person to lead Product Management for our Mortgage vertical.

Job Description and Duties

  • Create a robust Product roadmap based on a thorough understanding of Bankrate's strategy, consumer needs, market trends and the competitive landscape.
  • Lead the full product lifecycle for one or more verticals or strategic focus areas covering concept, specification, design, launch, and enhancement phases
  • Engage deeply with Engineering, Market Research, Sales and other teams.
  • Design functional specifications and make feature, resource, and timeline tradeoff decisions
  • Drive product requirements, product development, and manage the development process for timely product and program launches
  • Communicate strategy effectively to diverse audience including executive management, internal and external business partners.

Requirements

  • 5 to 7 years of experience in product management and additional experience in Engineering, Design, Analytics or related fields.
  • BS degree, preferably in a technical field (i.e. computer science or engineering or equivalent)
  • Outstanding intellect, drive and interpersonal skills and the drive to challenge the status quo
  • Proven ability to guide cross-functional teams through influence versus direct management.
  • Ability to make smart feature (customer experience) versus time-to-market trade-offs; experience using data and metrics to back up assumptions and assertions of business value
  • Proven proactive approach to product management, with strong follow-through, resourcefulness, attention to detail and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Technical fluency; comfort understanding and discussing architectural concepts, schedule tradeoffs and new opportunities with technical team members.
  • Experience working on agile enabled teams.

Please send resume to resume@bankrate.com.


About Bankrate
Bankrate is a leading publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. Bankrate provides consumers with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories including mortgages, deposits, insurance, credit cards, and other categories, such as retirement, automobile loans, and taxes. The Bankrate network includes Bankrate.com, our flagship website, and other owned and operated personal finance websites, including CreditCards.com, Interest.com, Bankaholic.com, Mortgage-calc.com, CreditCardGuide.com, Nationwide Card Services, InsuranceQuotes.com, CarInsuranceQuotes.com, InsureMe, Bankrate.com.cn, CreditCards.ca, NetQuote.com, and CD.com. Bankrate aggregates rate information from over 4,800 institutions on more than 300 financial products. With coverage of nearly 600 local markets in all 50 U.S. states, Bankrate generates over 172,000 distinct rate tables capturing on average over three million pieces of information daily. Bankrate develops and provides web services to over 80 co-branded websites with online partners, including some of the most trusted and frequently visited personal finance sites on the Internet such as Yahoo!, AOL, CNBC, and Bloomberg. In addition, Bankrate licenses editorial content to over 500 newspapers on a daily basis including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Boston Globe.