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2015 list of failed credit unions

Bankrate.com, Wed, 06 May 2015

Check out this list to find out information about every credit union that has failed this year.

6 ways Federal Reserve policy hurts retirees

Bankrate.com, Wed, 06 May 2015

See why the Fed and its low rates probably have few fans at retirement communities.

Video: Do you have too many bank accounts?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 06 May 2015

Spreading your money across multiple accounts isn't necessarily bad, but there are some drawbacks.

3 ways to refinance a HELOC

Bankrate.com, Wed, 06 May 2015

Your payments could go up drastically once your HELOC hits a certain age.

Would refinancing get rid of PMI?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 06 May 2015

Refinancing a mortgage might make sense if you want to shed PMI payments.

Why soon-to-be retirees need life insurance

Bankrate.com, Wed, 06 May 2015

You've lived this long -- now, what if you outlive your money? Insurance can help.

7 tips to help you hang on to crucial tax records

Bankrate.com, Wed, 06 May 2015

Don't drown under tons of old tax forms. Here are the best ways to organize your records.

Do wife's benefits change at my retirement?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 06 May 2015

If your wife retires early while you still work, here's how her benefits will be tallied.

Must I pay IRS the money stolen by ID thief?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 05 May 2015

No, you don't have to pay the IRS the defrauded amount, but do take these steps.

5 perks of a great travel rewards card

Bankrate.com, Tue, 05 May 2015

Live the globetrotting lifestyle, or visit family often? Be sure you have the right rewards card.

Should the Fed be watching 'House of Cards'?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 05 May 2015

Frank Underwood is a snake. But would his jobs plan help Fed Chair Janet Yellen?

Savings challenge: Learn to love leftovers?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 05 May 2015

Leftovers get a makeover in this wonderfully easy savings challenge.

The pros and cons of jumbo CDs

Bankrate.com, Tue, 05 May 2015

They come with a higher yield, but jumbo CDs have more than one downside.

Financial tips for starting a family

Bankrate.com, Tue, 05 May 2015

Young families face many challenges when it comes to managing money early in the relationship.

How do I establish credit after bankruptcy discharge?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 05 May 2015

Rebuilding your credit will take time, but there are some ways to get started on the right path.

Roth IRA sometimes beats 401(k) as retirement savings vehicle

Bankrate.com, Mon, 04 May 2015

A young worker may find a Roth IRA to be superior to a 401(k) when saving for retirement.

What to know about mortgage points

Bankrate.com, Mon, 04 May 2015

Find out what discount and origination points are, and if you should pay them.

5 uncommon ways to raise your credit score

Bankrate.com, Mon, 04 May 2015

On-time payments and debt reduction aren't the only paths to a higher credit rating.

Video: Trick yourself into saving $5,000

Bankrate.com, Mon, 04 May 2015

Looking to save money? Here are eight easy ways to save $5,000 in one year.

5 emotional mistakes homebuyers make

Bankrate.com, Mon, 04 May 2015

You know how wondrous it feels to fall in love? Don't do that with a house. And other tips.