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Average US mortgage rates dip slightly

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week with rates remaining near historic lows. Mortgage company Freddie Mac reported Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan dipped to 4.13 percent, down from 4.15 percent last … Continue reading

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Average US mortgage rates dip slightly

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week with rates remaining near historic lows. Mortgage company Freddie Mac reported Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan dipped to 4.13 percent, down from 4.15 percent last … Continue reading

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The Financial Literacy Gap Costs College Graduates Thousands

A recent study highlighted the huge gap in financial literacy among American students. And while this study was focused on high school students, that same issue continues through college and beyond. With the push for American students to go to college … Continue reading

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The Financial Literacy Gap Costs College Graduates Thousands

A recent study highlighted the huge gap in financial literacy among American students. And while this study was focused on high school students, that same issue continues through college and beyond. With the push for American students to go to college … Continue reading

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Downside of low US mortgage rates? Less selling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime problem: They have mortgage rates so absurdly low it would hurt them financially to sell. Doing so would mean giving up an irresistible rate in exchange … Continue reading

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Average rate on 30-year mortgages dips this week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates are near historically low levels. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average rate for a 30-year loan dipped to 4.12 percent, down from 4.14 last week. The average for the … Continue reading

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U.S. mortgage applications drop in latest week: MBA

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell sharply last week as interest rates increased, an industry group said on Wednesday. The Mortgage Bankers Association said its seasonally adjusted index of mortgage application activity, which includes both refinancing … Continue reading

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10 Must-Watch YouTube Channels for Making and Saving Money

While it’s great to learn about personal finance, entrepreneurship and frugality from the written word, many of us learn better by watching and listening. Unfortunately, television networks have only a small sample of channels that cater to people who want … Continue reading

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Canadian home resales jump in May as listings spike

By Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) – Sales of existing homes in Canada jumped in May from April driven by a sharp increase in listings and a deferred start to the spring buying season after a long winter, the Canadian Real … Continue reading

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U.S. house price gains seen moderating over next few years: poll

By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. house price rises will likely slow further over the next two years, curbed by tight lending standards, slow wage growth and a lack of first time buyers, a Reuters poll found. Home price … Continue reading

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