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What's the foreign transaction fee on my card?
Using a credit card overseas likely means a foreign transaction fee. What does yours charge?
Infographic: Credit union checking fees climb
Life insurance cheat sheet
Translating what real estate agents mean
Want cheaper auto insurance? Ask yourself this
Ask yourself the questions in this infographic, and you can save money on your auto insurance.
Economic ranking of US presidents
A scholar's data-based research demonstrates the ranking of U.S. presidents.
Issues chasing country to edge of 'fiscal cliff'
Expiring tax breaks and spending cuts may create an avalanche of revenue, but look out!
9 tax measures set to fall off the 'fiscal cliff'
On the edge of the "fiscal cliff," these expiring tax measures could hit many Americans.
How much money are you worth to a mugger?
Is your wallet the most valuable item on you? Think again. All that tech you carry adds up.
Car insurance survey: Why do people switch?
A survey of people who've changed car insurers suggests that you might jump to a better deal.
Who gets to peek at your credit card data?
After you swipe, your credit card information spreads quickly. Where does it go?
Likely to hit a deer? Crash risks by state
Check our map to see if it's likely that a deer will wreck your day, not to mention your car.
Still risky: Checking accounts in the US
Dozens of fees and confusing terms are buried in long and complicated bank disclosures.
Pew: Model disclosure box for checking accounts
The Pew Center provides an easy-to-read disclosure box for checking accounts.
Bank fees and disclosures in the states
Bank fees on checking accounts can vary by state. Pew studied data from the 12 largest banks.
See how credit ratings have slipped for EU countries
Most European countries still have decent credit ratings, but many have slipped recently.
Life insurance survey: For many, coverage is lacking
America uncovered! A poll finds lots of people don't have life insurance or don't have enough.
Infographic: What to know about credit unions
You may have driven past one and wondered what it was. This tutorial will give you the basics.
Where do all your college tuition dollars go?
Yes, those thousands of dollars spent on tuition seem absurd, but here's where it all goes.
Are you taking on too much student debt?
Get out your calculator and follow these steps see out how much college debt is too much.
Infographic: Where did the word 'salary' come from?
Are you worth your salt in etymology? This infographic breaks down the word "salary."
Infographic: Get some insight on the word 'inflation'
Think inflation stinks? It's not a coincidence. Find out why in this infographic.
Infographic: Learn the origin of the word 'investment'
Clothing shares a common thread with the word "investment." This infographic explains how.
Infographic: Don't be wishy-washy on the meaning of 'refinance'
How do you feel about the word "refinance"? According to this infographic, it depends.
Infographic: Compound interest pays off
Saving early is saving smart. Compound interest can help you build a retirement nest egg.
Infographic: Dissecting the word 'dollar'
The word "dollar" comes from a town in what is currently the Czech Republic. Bankrate explains.
Infographic: Analyzing the word 'asset'
Unsatisfied with your knowledge of assets? Learn more with this handy infographic.
How are campaign contributions spent?
Have you given money to a 2012 presidential candidate? Find out where your cash goes.
Infographic: A credible history of the word 'credit'
Bankrate knows a thing or two about credit. Don't trust us? Read this infographic.
Infographic: 'Stock' up on some etymology
Why does following the stock market feel like torture? Find out in this infographic.
Infographic: Looking back at the word 'bank'
Where did the word "bank" come from? This infographic puts it all on the table.
Infographic: Find the facts about the word 'fraud'
No lie, you'll learn a thing or two from this infographic on the word "fraud."
Infographic: Educate yourself on the word 'escrow'
Scrap everything you know about the word "escrow," and read this infographic.
Infographic: Etymology of the word 'tax'
Think audits are bad? Ancient Egyptians were forced into hard labor for failure to pay taxes.
Infographic: Reassessing homeowners insurance: A checklist
Find out if you have enough homeowners insurance to cover your house and valuables.
Infographic: Best jobs through 2020
Match your interests, skills and education to the fields projected to increase and pay the most.
Infographic: Say 'I do' to engagement ring insurance
If you like it, then you should put a ring insurance policy on it. Is your bling protected?
Timeline for health care reform
Wondering when reforms will affect you? Follow our timeline for upcoming changes to health care.
Pump it up: What fuels high gasoline prices?
Here's where all that money you pay at the pump goes.
Flowchart: Are you eligible for a HARP 2.0 refi?
See whether you'll qualify for the more generous Home Affordable Refinance Program.
Infographic: Foreign stocks for students and grannies
Graduates and their grandmas should invest internationally to build worldly wealth.
Leap day: Dollars and cents of a day
Today's Feb. 29. What’s an extra day worth to you?
Infographic: Battle of the 1 percenters
Among Wall Street, Hollywood and Silicon Valley, which hub is the wealthiest?
Infographic: Which presidential candidate is the richest?
The $400K presidential salary is just a drop in the bucket for these presidential candidates.
Infographic: How to transfer a balance to a new credit card
Moving credit card debt to a low-interest card can be a smart financial move -- if you do it right.
Infographic: Picking a financial adviser
Finding a financial adviser can add bang to your buck. Get the right one with this infographic.
Infographic: How to create a CD ladder
The idea of climbing a CD ladder could give you vertigo. This infographic brings you down to earth.
Infographic: Choosing a savings account
Finding a savings vehicle can drive you to a shrink. Save your sanity with this infographic.
Infographic: Cheaper health insurance
Health care doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. This infographic can help you cut costs.
Infographic: Dig out of credit debt
Buried in a ditch of credit card debt? Shovel your way out with this infographic.
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