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Survey: 25 percent of Americans have more medical debt than emergency savings

One-quarter of Americans say they have more medical debt than emergency savings -- and it's a trend that keeps people up at night, according to a new survey.

Thursday - 09/04/2014, 10:05am EDT

Tags: medical debt, emergency funds, emergency savings, Money, Bankrate.com, Sarah Beth Hensley

Survey: Most millennials turn to cash for long-term investing

A new survey is leading some experts to say millennials are not making the best choices when it comes to their long-term investments.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 11:02am EDT

Tags: investing, millennials, millenial, Bankrate.com, Money, investment, Sarah Beth Hensley

Survey: Americans aren't saving enough money

No one is immune to emergencies, which can often be costly -- and a new survey shows that more than a quarter of Americans have no emergency savings in the bank.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 09:45am EDT

Tags: Bankrate.com, Money, emergency savings, Sarah Beth Hensley, saving money

2 in 5 carry less than $20 cash every day, survey finds

A Bankrate.com survey finds eight of out 10 people carry less than $50 with them every day, and two in five carry less than $20.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 09:47am EDT

Tags: cash, Bankrate.com

Virginia ranked among the best states to retire

Bankrate.com says that Virginia is among the best places to live for retirees.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 12:36pm EDT

Tags: retirement, Bankrate.com, taxes, quality of life

More jobs for up-and-coming college graduates

There's good news on the job hunting front for up-and-coming college graduates. The U.S. unemployment rate has plummeted to 6.3 percent, the lowest in 5 1/2 years, and the economy has gained 288,000 jobs.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 10:19am EDT

Tags: unemployment rate, job numbers, Mark Hamrick, Bankrate.com, college graduates

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Tips to avoid high heat bills

Cold temperatures have finally arrived in the D.C. area and that means higher energy bills. We've got tips to make the most out of your furnace without emptying your wallet.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 05:18am EST

Tags: WTOP Saves You Money, winter, thermostat, Home, heating, Bankrate.com, Joan Jones

Where you may not want to use your debit card

There are places where your financial information is more vulnerable than others.

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 04:49am EST

Tags: Bankrate.com, debit card safety, veronica robinson, banking