MoneyRates.com

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MoneyRates.com
Industry Personal finance
Founded 1999
Headquarters Foster City, California, U.S.
Parent QuinStreet
Website MoneyRates.com

MoneyRates.com is a personal finance website that specializes in compiling interest rates for bank products, including savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit (CDs), mortgages and credit cards. The site also produces feature articles on a variety of personal finance topics.

The site was founded in 1999 by Clark Schultz and has been frequently cited by major news outlets, including the Wall Street Journal,[1] the New York Times[2] and MSN Money.[3] Site features include its America's Best Rates series, a quarterly survey of bank interest rates, and its annual Best and Worst States for Retirement articles.

Both the America's Best Rates series and the Best and Worst States for Retirement articles have been featured by major media outlets, including the Huffington Post,[4] Consumer Reports[5] and CNN Money.[6] In addition, MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst Richard Barrington, CFA, is a frequently interviewed source on personal finance topics for major publications, including USA Today,[7] U.S. News and World Report,[8] MarketWatch,[9] and National Public Radio's Marketplace.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Damato, Karen. "Looking Beyond Money Funds", Wall Street Journal, New York, 5 October 2009. Retrieved on 5 January 2012.
  2. ^ Carrns, Anne. "Banks With Consistently Generous Savings Account Rates", New York Times, New York, 11 July 2011. Retrieved on 5 January 2012.
  3. ^ Freedman, Donna. "9 sneaky tips for saving more", MSN Money, 5 January 2010. Retrieved on 5 January 2012.
  4. ^ Barrington, Richard. "America's Best Rates: How to Buck the Low-Rate Trend", Huffington Post, 19 October 2011. Retrieved on 6 January 2012.
  5. ^ Daugherty, Greg. "The 4 best place to retire in America?", Consumer Reports, 21 October 2011. Retrieved on 6 January 2012.
  6. ^ Yahalom, Tali. "Where to Find the Best Savings Rate", CNN Money, 28 July 2011. Retrieved on 6 January 2012.
  7. ^ Block, Sandra. "Block: Free student checking may come at a price", USA Today, 1 August 2011. Retrieved on 6 January 2012.
  8. ^ Baden, Ben. "Teach Your Kid a Lesson in Investing", U.S. News and World Report, 6 December 2010. Retrieved on 6 January 2012.
  9. ^ Andriotis, AnnaMaria. "Where Checking Is Still Free", MarketWatch, 24 February 2011. Retrieved on 6 January 2012.
  10. ^ Barrington, Richard. "A look at Dodd-Frank, one year later", Marketplace, 22 July 2011. Retrieved on 6 January 2012.

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