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2014-09-11 08:21:13

Motor City Expensive Due to Unlimited Personal Injury Protection, Many Uninsured Motorists SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit has the most expensive car insurance and Charlotte has the cheapest, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com examination of average premiums in the 25 largest U.S. metropolitan areas. In the Detroit metro area, drivers pay a whopping 165% more than the national average for car insurance. The next most expensive metros are New York City (36%...

2014-09-04 08:37:20

Lower Income Households Fare Worse NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty Five percent of Americans say they currently have more medical debt than emergency savings, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. This number nearly doubles (44%) among those earning less than $30,000 per year. Furthermore, people who do not currently have medical debt are concerned about it. Over half of Americans (55%) are worried they will find themselves overwhelmed by medical debt...

2014-08-25 08:24:12

Millennials Least Likely to Have All Types of Insurance SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately one in four Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 lacks health insurance (24%), according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. Despite the Affordable Care Act's mandate that all Americans have health insurance, the report found 16% of all adults do not have health insurance. Millennials are 10 percentage points more likely to lack health insurance than people 30 and older. "A...

2014-08-11 08:21:50

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyoming is the most expensive state to operate a motor vehicle and Iowa is the cheapest, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Bankrate factored in the annual costs of gasoline, insurance and repairs. In Wyoming, a typical driver spends $2,705 per year to operate his or her vehicle. In Iowa, the average driver spends just $1,942 per year. The national average is $2,223. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/FL58072LOGO...

2014-08-06 08:27:29

Higher Health Insurance Costs Another Major Concern NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most Americans (56%) are not confident that the Obamacare health exchanges will operate smoothly during this fall's open enrollment period, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Thirty-two percent are "not at all confident" (the most common response) and another 24% are "not too confident." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/FL58072LOGO Fewer than two in five people...

2014-07-02 08:24:53

Americans More Likely to Vote Republican NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly seven in 10 Americans (68%) say Obamacare will play a role in deciding how they vote in the U.S. House elections this fall, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Of the 68% that say Obamacare will factor into their voting decisions, 32% of Americans say they will be more likely to vote Republican and 26% say they are more likely to vote Democrat....

2014-06-24 08:39:28

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Users of realtor.com(®) are now one step closer to finding the perfect home at the right price with today's launch of a free mobile application from realtor.com(®) and Bankrate(TM), Inc. Bankrate (RATE) is a leading publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. Realtor.com(®), operated by Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE), is the leader in providing consumers the most accurate U.S. residential for-sale listings...

2014-06-09 08:24:59

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) today announced that it has reached a proposed agreement, subject to Court approval, to settle the private securities class action pending against the Company and certain current and former officers of the Company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/FL58072LOGO Under the terms of the proposed settlement, Bankrate would pay a total of $18 million in cash to a Settlement Fund to resolve all claims asserted on...

2014-05-28 08:26:07

Negative Sentiment Increases with Income NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-three percent of Americans believe the Affordable Care Act has had a mostly negative impact on the country and 21% say it hasn't made much of an impact at all, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Only 28% say the ACA has had a mostly positive impact. Negative sentiment increases with income; feelings are more evenly split among those with annual household income under $30,000....

2014-05-21 08:21:10

New tool shows considerable cost variability between different makes and models SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- insuranceQuotes.com has released a new car insurance rate comparison calculator that enables consumers to compare the insurance costs of different cars by year, make and model: http://www.insurancequotes.com/auto The tool ("Car vs. Car: Insurance Comparison Shopping Tool," in the right sidebar) is fully customizable by age, gender, marital status and zip code. For...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.