About Us

Bankrate is a personal finance company that guides people through pivotal steps of their financial journey. Whether you’re a recent college graduate searching for your first mortgage, or a retiree seeking effective ways to safely grow your savings, Bankrate provides accurate rate information, intuitive calculators and curated editorial content to help you reach your goals.

A wellspring of trustworthy information, Bankrate demystifies the financial decision-making process by making it easy to compare rates on mortgages, personal loans, savings accounts, CDs, credit cards and other financial products. We can even pinpoint your best prequalified offers in seconds and provide next steps to help you capitalize on them — all while protecting your privacy, personal information and credit score.

Born in 1976 as Bank Rate Monitor, a print publisher for the banking industry, our breadth of experience has fueled our reputation as a financial authority. Trusted and approachable, we make decisions based on fact and experience, not hype and hearsay. It’s why tens of millions of people and many of the world’s premier media outlets turn to Bankrate for credible financial information every year.

No matter where you are or where you’re going, when your financial journey leads to a fork in the road, you can depend on Bankrate to help you choose the right direction.