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5 little-known facts about Social Security

Bankrate.com, Fri, 01 Aug 2014

Will Social Security be around when you're ready to collect it? And how much might you get?

Direct savings bonds into college fund?

Bankrate.com, Fri, 01 Aug 2014

Need to save for college? Use your savings bonds without taking an income tax hit.

Video: Identity theft insurance

Bankrate.com, Fri, 01 Aug 2014

If your identity is stolen, insurance will cover the expenses associated with restoring your credit.

Refinance into a 15-year mortgage and save

Bankrate.com, Fri, 01 Aug 2014

Refinancing to a 15-year loan saves money in the long run. Is it for you?

10 coolest cars for a fun drive under $18K

Bankrate.com, Fri, 01 Aug 2014

What's cool is subjective. These cutting-edge cars with great styling make their case.

How your brain sabotages the investment process

Bankrate.com, Fri, 01 Aug 2014

Behavioral finance is the science of how our brain dupes us into investment mistakes.

Can biodiesel damage my diesel car engine?

Bankrate.com, Fri, 01 Aug 2014

Biodiesel can be blended with diesel, but you may not want it in your car. Here's why.

How do we sell our old house to a developer?

Bankrate.com, Fri, 01 Aug 2014

It pays to play hard-to-get when your home stands in the way of a condo development.

Where will mortgage rates head next week?

Bankrate.com, Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Mortgage experts predict what will happen to rates over the next week -- and why.

Deduct cost of transporting car as a moving expense?

Bankrate.com, Thu, 31 Jul 2014

You can pay a friend to drive your car and deduct the cost if you meet certain tests.

Penalties on early withdrawal of Roth IRA CD

Bankrate.com, Thu, 31 Jul 2014

If you need to make an early withdrawal from a Roth IRA CD, it will likely cost you.

6 reasons to get real about investment risk

Bankrate.com, Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Be aware of these potentially bad investing habits to reduce your risk of loss.

Video: Mortgage rates for July 31, 2014

Bankrate.com, Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Mortgage rates were little changed this week.

Video: Auto rates for July 31, 2014

Bankrate.com, Thu, 31 Jul 2014

New car loan rates slammed into reverse this week.

Grocery items you can find on sale in August

Bankrate.com, Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Melons, figs, tomatoes and mussels are some of the bargains found in August.

Millennials not as CD-savvy as rest of us

Bankrate.com, Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Bankrate survey: Young Americans are largely unaware of CDs. Where does your age group stand?

5 excuses why people don't save for retirement

Bankrate.com, Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Can't afford to save for retirement? Don't make lame excuses. These tips get you started now.

6 tips for staying awake on long drives

Bankrate.com, Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Don't doze and drive. These tricks can help you stay alive on a long-distance road trip.

Fastest way to pay down $50K credit card debt

Bankrate.com, Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Paying the minimum amount could leave you in debt forever. Here's the way to pay it off feasibly.

Say what? The Fed statement for dummies

Bankrate.com, Thu, 31 Jul 2014

The Fed has a convoluted language all its own. We decipher its latest take on the economy.