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About Richard Barrington, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst

Richard BarringtonRichard Barrington, CFA, is the primary spokesperson and senior financial analyst for MoneyRates. He is a 20-year veteran of the financial industry, including having served for more than a dozen years as a member of the Executive Committee of Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc. He earned his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1991 with the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR). Richard has written extensively on investment topics, including investments, money market accounts, certificates of deposit and personal finance as it relates to retirement. Richard has been quoted by numerous media publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Pensions & Investments magazine.

Richard can discuss economic and market history in detail and is well-respected for his ability to relate to a broad audience from a personal financial standpoint. Richard approaches financial topics with an understanding that fresh perspectives are often more valuable than mainstream consensus. He has written for more than 50 financial websites, such as Investopedia, Yahoo, MSN, Allbusiness and Encarta, and is most sought after by members of the media for his niche expertise in these topics:

  • Certificates of deposit, money market and savings accounts
  • Saving for retirement
  • Housing and mortgage meltdown
  • Interest rates
  • Investments
  • Macroeconomic and government policy issues
  • Historical financial events
  • Discerning long-term implications

Get the latest news from Richard by following him on Twitter: @RichBarrington 

 Richard is available for:

  • Television, radio and print interviews
  • Guest post blogs/print article interviews
  • Mortgage rate data and research

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