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Recognized by many financial publications as a best website, Bankrate.com provides information on “more than 100 financial products” offered to the consumer, and notes that they “regularly survey approximately 4,800 financial institutions in all fifty states”. Stop by this website for information on mortgage rates, certificates of deposit, money market accounts, and much more.
"The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), is the largest non-governmental regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States." Use its BrokerCheck to check the professional background of current and former FINRA-registered securities firms and brokers.
Google Finance offers data and news about stocks, mutual funds, public and private companies, and markets. It provides tools such as a stock screener and portfolio manager.
Yahoo! Finance provides data and news from the world of finance. Note the tabs, Investing, News & Opinion, Personal Finance, My Portfolio, and Tech Ticker for further links to financial information.