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Should you use the 1040, 1040EZ or 1040A? It depends

Picking the right 1040 form could make a difference in your tax bill, so choose wisely.Read more

5 snags if your new spouse has a reverse mortgage loan

A reverse mortgage can be knotty for newlyweds. Know what you're getting into. Read more

Americans' concerns about interest rates on the rise

Significantly more people worry about rate hikes than a year ago, our study shows.Read more

Believe in the size of singer Justin Bieber's net worth

The Biebs has gotten very rich in the 10 years since he was discovered on YouTube.Read more

Singer Mariah Carey's net worth seems like a fantasy

From songwriter to vocal phenomenon, Mariah Carey has built her net worth to $520 million.Read more

5 sleek family-friendly cars from the Detroit auto show

These brand-new vehicles from the Detroit show combine safety, sexiness and style.Read more

The 12 richest families in America

Talk about family values! Together, these families are worth over half a trillion dollars.Read more

4 great ways to give kids a head start on saving

These savings vehicles allow parents to safely put away money for their kids' future.Read more

Keep up with the Kardashians: Kris Jenner's net worth

Check out how the Kardashian matriarch made her millions.Read more

Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim Helu's astounding net worth

Slim recently shed $27.1 billion off his net worth -- but he's still among the world's wealthiest.Read more

The Bankrate Trump Index: How his words affect stocks

What's the impact of a Trump tweet on a company? Our index will show you.Read more

7 ways your taxes could change under Trump

The new president wants to lower tax rates for most Americans. See how you might save.Read more

Spousal IRAs a good tool for a stay-at-home parent

See why stay-at-home spouses should make use of this retirement-saving option.Read more

Can I lease a car with bad credit?

Leasing a car can be easy ... if you have good credit. Here's what to do if yours is bad.Read more

On her own: Ivanka Trump's net worth

Donald Trump's daughter earned her millions as a businesswoman. See what she's worth.Read more

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Refinance rates tick higher for Tuesday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates advance for Tuesday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates advance for Monday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

The best student credit cards: Top 3 picks

The best student credit cards typically offer cash back, rewards and other perks like low interest rates.Read more

Best cash-back credit cards: Top picks

The best cash back credit cards offer generous rewards and sign-up bonuses.Read more

The best hotel credit cards: Top picks

The best hotel credit cards offer generous rewards and desirable perks like free internet, free stays and flexible checkout options. Read more

Best airline credit cards: Top picks

The best airline credit cards offer generous rewards and travel-related perks, like free flights, seat upgrades and priority boarding. Read more

The best Chase credit cards: Top picks

The best Chase credit cards come with top-notch rewards, big bonus opportunities and long introductory 0 percent APR periods. Read more

Today’s best credit cards in 11 categories

Today's best credit cards come with generous rewards, standout bonus offers, long zero percent intro periods and low fees.Read more

Trump halts FHA fee cut

The Trump administration has suspended a cut in fees on FHA-insured mortgages that had been set to take effect this month.Read more

5 things the Trump inauguration taught us

The new president's swearing-in made history in several ways. Read more

Mortgage rates move higher for Friday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Refinance rates tick higher for Thursday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates advance for Thursday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates in Dallas

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Dallas. Read more

Mortgage rates in Chicago

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Chicago. Read more

Mortgage rates in Atlanta

See this week's mortgage rates in Atlanta for the 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, 5/1 ARM and jumbo home loans.Read more

Mortgage rates in Washington, D.C.

Here are the weekly updated mortgage rates for Washington, D.C., including the 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, 5/1 ARM and jumbo home loans.Read more

Mortgage rates in Houston

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Houston.Read more

Mortgage rates in San Francisco

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in the San Francisco Bay Area.Read more

Mortgage rates in Phoenix

See weekly updated mortgage rates in Phoenix for the 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, 5/1 ARM and jumbo home loan.Read more

Mortgage rates in Miami

See weekly updated mortgage rates in Miami for the 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, 5/1 ARM and jumbo home loan.Read more

Mortgage rates in Boston

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Boston. Read more

Mortgage rates in New York City

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in New York metro. Read more

Mortgage rates in Philadelphia

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Philadelphia. Read more

Mortgage rates in Los Angeles

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in Los Angeles.Read more

Mortgage rates in Detroit

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Detroit. Read more

Fed: Wages and worker shortages are growing

A report prepared for the Federal Reserve's upcoming interest rate meeting indicates the economy is on course.Read more

Mortgage rates drop for Wednesday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

543K more Toyota cars recalled for air bags

The auto giant has announced another air bag recall in order to meet safety standards.Read more

Fiat Chrysler under investigation for Clean Air Act violations

The EPA recently notified Fiat Chrysler Automobiles about the 104,000 car models affected by this violation. Read more

Refinance rates move higher for Tuesday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates advance for Tuesday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates rise for Monday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

The best balance transfer credit cards

The best balance transfer credit cards offer lengthy interest-free periods, low fees and lenient late-payment policies.Read more

Best travel credit cards: Top picks

The best travel credit cards offer outstanding rewards, hefty sign-up bonuses and low fees.Read more

Mortgage rates ease for Friday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Don’t let Blue Monday sink your finances

Look out -- Blue Monday is coming! Protect your wallet if you start feeling down. Read more

Refinance rates dip for Thursday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates dip for Thursday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

5 credit card mistakes to avoid making

Here's how to talk yourself out of some of the worst credit card moves.Read more

Mortgage rates move lower for Wednesday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Trump’s first 100 days: 8 things to watch

Trump will have a clear advantage not enjoyed by all incoming presidents: His party controls the legislative branch.Read more

Mortgage rates fall for Tuesday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Refinance rates slide for Tuesday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Introducing, the Truck of the Year winner

See why a group of 60 automotive journalists awarded Honda with this honor. Read more

North America’s top car is …

Sixty automotive journalists give out this prestigious annual award. See why it won.Read more

Best gas credit card: Top picks for 2017

If you're looking for a way to keep your payout at the pump to a minimum, consider picking up a gas credit card. Read more

VW exec arrested for role in emissions scandal

The FBI arrested Oliver Schmidt on Jan. 7 for lying to regulators about diesel emissions. Read more

Mortgage rates retreat for Monday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Jobs report: Payrolls rise by 156,000, wages increase

The Labor Department says the nation’s unemployment rate rose a tenth of a percent to 4.7 percent in December. Some 156,000 jobs were added to payrolls. Read more

Advia CU offers 22-month CD promo

Savers in Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois can benefit from Advia Credit Union's 22-month CD promotion.Read more

Mortgage rates ease for Friday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Is your Macy’s, Sears or Kmart closing?

Macy's and the parent company of Sears and Kmart are starting off 2017 with dozens of store closings across the U.S.Read more

Refinance rates slide for Thursday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates move lower for Thursday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

PenFed CU kicks off 2017 with top-paying CDs

Open to any saver in the U.S., Pentagon Federal Credit Union's new 1-year and 5-year CDs are tough deals to beat.Read more

The government fined the credit bureaus: What it means

Two of the three major credit bureaus misled customers about the true value of the credit scores they offer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says.Read more

Fed rate hikes could come faster

In the wake of the election, the Federal Reserve indicates there's some uncertainty about the future course of interest rates. Read more

That huge Chase Sapphire bonus is going away

Credit card bonuses can disappear without warning, but Chase has done everyone a favor and given us a deadline.Read more

Mortgage rates retreat for Wednesday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Rose Parade float sets a new Guinness World Record

Lucy Pet Products placed in the Guinness World Records book as the longest and heaviest single-chassis parade float in parade history.Read more

Here come the credit card rate hikes

If you're planning to apply for a new credit card in 2017, know this: The interest rate you pay likely will be higher than it was just a few weeks ago.Read more

Refinance rates move lower for Tuesday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates ease for Tuesday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Big Ten, Big 12 lead conferences with highest student loan debt

Some schools are fumbling more than others when it comes to student loan debt.Read more

Mortgage rates fall for Friday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Refinance mortgage rate moves lower for Thursday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates retreat for Thursday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Are online banks a safe bet for CDs?

A common concern is whether large sums of money are safe with an online institution.Read more

New Year’s Eve ranks as 2nd worst holiday for car theft

While you are ringing in the New Year, thieves may be celebrating with your key ring. Read more

Benefits of goal-setting savings accounts

These accounts help you keep an eye on your financial target.Read more

3 traits of a good credit card

The best credit cards often have some traits in common. Choose wisely, and you'll reap the rewards.Read more

Should you get a credit card for emergencies?

Opening a credit card for emergencies could help your credit -- if you use the card properly.Read more

5 ways to make retirement savings last

Worried about running out of money? Take these steps to alleviate your concerns.Read more

Time’s running out: Your best end-of-2016 retirement money moves

Here are four things to do to close out the year and set yourself up for a successful 2017.Read more

Drive sober or get pulled over

Here's what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is doing about the high number of drunk driving over the holidays.Read more

How a balance transfer can increase your credit score

You can comfortably assume when you open a new credit card and transfer balances from one or several other cards to it, something will happen to your credit score.Read more

Mortgage rates retreat for Friday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

XCEL FCU offers leading 5-year CD

XCEL Federal Credit Union has boosted its 5-year CD rate, making its offer very competitive.Read more

The benefits of a 5-year CD

Five-year CDs typically offers higher interest rates than standard savings accounts, money market accounts or shorter-term CDs.Read more

The Yahoo breach could kill off the password

Here are three authentication methods that could enhance or replace traditional website passwords.Read more

Refinance rates move higher for Thursday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

How to get a mortgage

Buying a home is likely the biggest purchase you'll ever make. That makes it crucial to get an understanding of the mortgage process before you start shopping around.Read more

Mortgage rates move up for Thursday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Best credit cards to build credit

Have little or no credit history? Start your credit card search here.Read more

10 rules for dealing with an auto dealer

Dealing with a dealer scares a lot of would-be customers, but it shouldn't. Follow these tips.Read more

Navy Fed offers 2 percent on 17-month CDs

The world's largest credit union, Navy Fed is paying an impressive 2 percent on certificates of just 17 months.Read more

Mortgage rates increase for Wednesday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Melrose CU offers top 1- and 5-year CDs

Melrose Credit Union's recent rate increases mean savers nationwide can score top 1-year and 5-year CDs.Read more

Refinance rates rise for Tuesday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates rise for Tuesday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates increase for Monday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates rise for Friday

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

It’s Free Shipping Day! Here’s what to know

Don't miss your chance at ordering holiday items and paying nothing for shipping.Read more

What credit score is needed to buy a car?

If you need to finance a new or used vehicle, pay close attention to your credit score. Lenders use it to determine the rate you'll get on a loan and whether you'll get a loan at all. Read more

CIT Bank offers limited-time savings account bonus

CIT Bank's limited-time promo offers savers 0.95 percent and up to $200 for opening and funding one of its high-yield savings accounts by Dec. 31, 2016.Read more

Mercantil Commercebank offers top short-term CD

Savers in south Florida or the Houston area can score a top-paying 7-month CD from Mercantil Commercebank.Read more

Yahoo breach is 3 years old. You’re still at risk

Names, email addresses and passwords were taken in this most recently disclosed breach. Here are 5 ways to protect yourself.Read more

Refinance rates increase for Thursday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

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