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GOBankingRates Finds 4 Out of 5 Taxpayers Don’t Know What Their Income Taxes Pay For

To inform taxpayer, GOBankingRates released an infographic illustrating exactly what their income taxes are funding LOS ANGELES, March 18, 2014 — According to new findings from personal finance site GOBankingRates.com, just 20.9% of taxpayers say they are absolutely certain how their income tax dollars are spent, leaving almost 80% of people not knowing what happens...

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GOBankingRates Study Shows Why You Might Want to Spend Your Tax Refund on a New Car

A new study from leading personal finance website GOBankingRates shows car buyers how to turn their tax refund into a down payment on a new car while auto loan interest rates are low LOS ANGELES, Mar. 12, 2014 – This tax season presents the perfect storm of conditions for tax refund recipients who are looking...

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Ron Paul Details Federal Reserve’s “Unbelievable Damage” on Interest Rates for GOBankingRates.com

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2014 – Three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul shares his opinion on the outlook of consumer bank interest rates in 2014 on leading personal finance website GOBankingRates.com Ron Paul’s analysis did not shed a positive light on the Fed. “Since becoming chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen has promised more of the same. This...

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2013 Holiday Spirit Clouded By Q4 Layoffs

GoBankingRates.com guide assists those affected by impending year-end layoffs with six tips to ease the shock of getting let go. LOS ANGELES, CA – According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the end of the year is a time when mass layoffs are high. To assist those affected, GoBankingRates.com has developed a guide to...

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New Report Finds U.S. Economy Might be the Most Terrifying Thing about Halloween 2013

GoBankingRates.com launches monthly financial report examining health of U.S. interest rates and markets. Los Angeles, Oct. 29, 2013 – As the Web’s only source of both national and hyper-local interest rate information, GoBankingRates.com has expanded its data aggregation and analysis with the launch of a monthly Markets Report. Key numbers surrounding the health of the...

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Are House Republicans Heroes or Traitors to U.S. Economy?

America has raised the debt ceiling 78 times, contributing to Americans’ lack of insight into what a default on the country’s debts would truly mean. Below is a preview of the investigation: A recent Reason-Rupe survey found 55 percent of respondents prefer a debt ceiling reduction even at the cost of default, while a Gallup...

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Debt Ceiling Forecast: “Congressional Pissing Contest” Will Devastate Interest Rates for Decades

A GoBankingRates.com report investigates the impact of a debt ceiling default on interest rates, projecting future rates for auto loans, mortgages, student loans and credit cards if they were to double. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 08, 2013 – As the United States nears the Oct. 17 deadline to come up with a solution for handling the...

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Get Financially Fit Before 2014 with These Personal Finance Books

From conquering personal debt to increasing family savings, GoBankingRates.com shares their five favorite personal finance books released this fall. EL SEGUNDO, CA, Sept. 19, 2013 – With the average American carrying more than $225,000 in debt and less than $500 in emergency savings, improving personal finances is vital in today’s society. To help individuals looking...

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