How do I keep my money safe? How should I handle my investments when the market is so volatile? Is now a good time to refinance my mortgage?

These are just a few of the questions we’ve gotten since we launched the Ask Bankrate mailbag, a resource where readers can submit financial questions and get answers from our team of experts. Now we want to answer your questions.

We want to hear from you: How to participate

To participate, email your question Include your first name and last initial in case we decide to highlight your question in the mailbag round-up.

We will select questions to answer and regularly publish a round-up of select questions. If your question is selected, only your first name and last initial will be published in addition to your question.

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