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10 Best CD Accounts of 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.15.2016 | Business
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By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Certificates of deposit (CDs) are appealing for people looking for a low-risk way to invest and save money. They're ...

10 Best Checking Accounts of 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.15.2016 | Business
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By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist If all your checking account has done for you lately is charge you fees to store your money, then it's time to move ...

Bank5 Connect Offers Best Checking Account of 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.15.2016 | Black Voices
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By Valencia Higuera, Contributor Whether you're opening your first checking account or transitioning to an interest checking account, choosing the b...

Cinco de Mayo 2016: 15 Mexican Beers That Won't Break the Bank

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.27.2016 | Taste
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By Andrew DePietro, Staff Writer Cinco de Mayo returns May 5. Though celebrated like the Fourth of July of Mexico, Cinco de Mayo actually doesn't mar...

How Much Money You Need to Live Comfortably in the 50 Biggest Cities

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
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By Elyssa Kirkham, Finance Writer Unless you're tracking expenses carefully, it can be hard to tell whether your city's cost of living or your own sp...

9 Secret Ways to Save Money at Walmart

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
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By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Walmart has built its reputation on offering low prices every day. This policy helps explain why more than 260 milli...

15 Best Places to Live If You're Trying to Save Money (and 15 Worst)

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.11.2016 | Business
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By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Some cities offer higher-paying jobs, but if the cost of living is also higher, a big paycheck still might not go th...

10 Best Savings Accounts of 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.24.2016 | Business
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By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Year after year, Americans' top financial resolution is to save more. Yet, a recent GOBankingRates survey found tha...

30 Items to Avoid at Walmart

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
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By Valencia Higuera, Contributor As the top global retailer, Walmart is a force to be reckoned with in the retail industry. It offers low prices and ...

Why Oil Stocks Will Be the Best Investment in 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
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By Barbara Friedberg, Contributor Predicting the stock market is no easy task. "Buy low" is great advice, but how do you know if a low stock won't go...

How Much A Trip To Cuba Will Cost You

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.23.2016 | Travel
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By Laura Woods, Contributor On Sunday, March 20, President Obama made history when he became the first American leader to visit Cuba in the post-C...

10 Best and Worst Deals at CVS and Rite Aid

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
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By Terence Loose, Contributor It's no secret that drugstore giants Rite Aid and CVS are in constant competition for your business -- from each other...

10 Best Online Banks of 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
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By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Online banks also offer many perks, and GOBankingRates has analyzed the top national online banks as part of its Be...

10 Tiny Homes You Can Actually Afford

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
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By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Tiny homes aren't for everyone. It takes a certain type of person to want live in just 100 to 400 square feet. But, ...

20 Hot Jobs That Pay More Than $150K

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
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By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist A six-figure job might seem out of reach for many of us. After all, the average annual pay across all occupations is...

5 Best and Worst Deals at Best Buy

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
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By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Best Buy's slogan is: "Expert service. Unbeatable price." In fact, the electronics chain with more than 1,400 stores...

The Best and the Worst Time of the Year to Buy a New Car

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.15.2016 | Business
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By Holly Hammersmith, Contributor Whatever your reason for buying a new car -- it's your first set of wheels, your family size has changed or your o...

20 Cheapskate Secrets to Buying a New Car

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.15.2016 | Business
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By Jeff Yeager, Contributor Prepare for sticker shock and new-car-loan awe. The average new car transaction price was $34,428 in December 2015, accor...

19 National Pi Day Deals, Freebies and Coupons

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.14.2016 | Business
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By Laura Woods, Contributor National Pi Day falls on March 14 and math whizzes across the globe will join together to honor the mathematical constant...

20 Ways to Pay Less at Costco

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
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By Morgan Quinn, Contributor Costco is one of the best retailers out there for low prices and savings, but wouldn't it be better if you could save ev...

10 Best Career Moves for Women in Their 30s

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
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By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist For women, the 30s can be a tough age career-wise. You might be trying to figure out how to juggle work and a family...

21 Ways the Rich Waste Their Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
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By Lia Sestric, Contributor Oh, if only you could get rich quick. When you're rich, you have more money than you know what to do with. But unfortunat...

40 Crazy Ways to Have Fun With Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
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By Michelle Smith, Contributor We often scoff at celebrities' frivolous purchases, but at least they find ways to enjoy their money. A 2014 Gallup p...

10 Coolest Stocks to Invest In

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
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By Cat Alford, Contributor Google and Apple are always creating new and cool products, which makes them popular stocks for investors. However, there ...

CD Rate Strategies for the New Interest Rates

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
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By Ruth Sarreal, Editor After declining since 2007 to the point of hitting rock bottom in 2014, CD rates are now finally on the rise. With the Federa...