Richard Barrington

Richard Barrington, CFA, is the primary spokesperson and personal finance expert for ShopRate.com. He is a 20-year veteran of the financial industry, including having served for over a dozen years as a member of the Executive Committee of Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc. 

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Recent Articles of Richard Barrington

2015 looks like prime time to refinance

A combination of conditions means that 2015 is starting out as an excellent time to refinance.

Will falling oil prices mean lower mortgage rates?

Falling oil prices have helped mortgage rates move lower, but don't expect either one to continue the same rate of descent.

Don't miss your HARP opportunity

See why the government is actively reaching out to homeowners to try to save them money though HARP.

Is there a downside to buying a foreclosed property?

Buying a foreclosed property could get you a good bargain, as long as you properly account for the risks.

Are you in a refinancing zone?

There are still hundreds of thousands of borrowers who could benefit from the HARP program, and they are especially concentrated in a handful of states.


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