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What’s an ‘affordable’ car where you live? The answer might surprise you

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The 10 most affordable big cities for buying a car

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The 10 least affordable big cities for buying a car

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How much does a Costco membership cost?

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Olivia de Havilland’s net worth is $20 million

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Never mind the odd name, this bank has the best money market account

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Millennials love socially responsible investing. Here’s how to do it

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This 4-year CD from Northern Bank Direct shines above the rest

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3 ways to stop being perfect and start feeling empowered

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How much does it cost to renew your passport?

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Refinance your mortgage in just 7 steps

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Too old for Venmo? Banks hope you’ll try Zelle

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Best 2-year CD rate in the country now offered by Popular Direct

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We’re spending a lot of money on vices. Let’s start adulting

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A cord of firewood doesn’t have to cost a bundle

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5 smart strategies for buying CDs if rates rise

Consider your personal financial objectives and risk tolerance when making decisions.Read more

A decade-by-decade retirement investing plan for you

Make the right retirement moves whether you’re in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s or 60s.Read more

Got an IRA? 4 reasons to start a health savings account, too

The tax advantages of HSAs can help you maximize your retirement savings.Read more

Investing retirement money that you may never need

It's a rare problem to have, but here's what to do with retirement money you won't need.Read more

Mortgage rates bounce slightly, ending a 5-week slide

Mortgage rates are a little higher this week but remain almost surprisingly low.Read more

Building a CD ladder can elevate your returns

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7 retirement investing mistakes you're probably making

Avoid these major investing missteps to reach your retirement goals.Read more

Why you should say 'no' to no-interest deals at stores

A retailer's interest-free financing will sting if you're not careful with payments.Read more

Mortgage rates remain at attractive, 7-month lows

As rates stay down, lenders are ready to let borrowers go a bit deeper into debt.Read more

6 good reasons trade in your traditional IRA for a Roth IRA

With a Roth, you pay taxes on retirement money upfront. Here's when that makes sense.Read more

9 smart ways to tap your retirement nest egg

Congrats! You've saved a long time for a wonderful retirement. But follow the rules.Read more

7 ways the Fed's interest rate decisions affect you

A rate hike this week is a near certainty. See how it could affect your pocketbook.Read more

8 lottery gazillionaires who went broke

The new $447 million Powerball winner might want to learn from these cautionary tales.Read more

4 reasons not to get worked up over Brexit

Yeah, Britain is set to exit the E.U. But here's why U.S. consumers shouldn't worry.Read more

6 reasons retirees would love a rate hike

The promise of better returns on their savings is just the beginning of the benefits.Read more

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Mortgage rates up for Wednesday

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Refinance rates advance for Tuesday

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Benchmark mortgage rate moves upward for Tuesday

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Mortgage rates hold firm for Monday

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Key mortgage rates mixed for Friday

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Refinance rates move up for Thursday

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Mortgage rates move up for Thursday

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Mortgage rates in Dallas

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Mortgage rates in Chicago

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Mortgage rates in Atlanta

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Mortgage rates in Washington, D.C.

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Mortgage rates in Houston

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Mortgage rates in San Francisco

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Mortgage rates in Miami

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Mortgage rates in Boston

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Mortgage rates in New York City

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Mortgage rates in Philadelphia

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Mortgage rates in Los Angeles

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Mortgage rates in Detroit

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Mortgage rates in Phoenix

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Mortgage rates slide for Wednesday

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Mortgage rates slide for Tuesday

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Refinance rates ease for Tuesday

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Mortgage rates decline for Monday

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Mortgage rates increase for Friday

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Refinance rates trend higher for Thursday

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Mortgage rates move up for Thursday

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Mortgage rates advance for Wednesday

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Refinance rates move up for Tuesday

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Mortgage rates move higher for Tuesday

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Mortgage rates rise for Monday

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Mortgage rates move lower for Friday

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Refinance rates drop for Thursday

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Mortgage rates drop for Thursday

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Mortgage rates move lower for Wednesday

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Mortgage rates decline for Tuesday

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Refinance rates fall for Tuesday

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Mortgage rates move down for Monday

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Mortgage rates dip for Friday

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Refinance rates decline for Thursday

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Mortgage rates drop for Thursday

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Mortgage rates fall for Wednesday

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Refinance rates fall for Tuesday

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Mortgage rates move down for Tuesday

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Mortgage rates ease for Friday

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Refinance rates move up for Thursday

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Mortgage rates move up for Thursday

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Mortgage rates dip for Wednesday

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Refinance rates tick lower for Tuesday

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Mortgage rates drop for Tuesday

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Mortgage rates trend down for Monday

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Mortgage rates retreat for Friday

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7 rules for using credit cards to finance a dream

If you can't turn to other funding sources, a credit card might be your only option. Follow these rules to make it work.Read more

Refinance rates slide for Thursday

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Mortgage rates move lower for Thursday

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How to protect kids from debt, financial stress

Parents shielding children from money problems aren't as successful as they think.Read more

Mortgage rates fall for Wednesday

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Key mortgage rates mixed for Tuesday

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Refinance mortgage rate ratchet higher for Tuesday

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Mortgage rates move higher for Monday

Several benchmark mortgage rates ticked up today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both were higher. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, meanwhile, held steady. Rates for mortgages are in a constant state of flux, but they remain low by historical standards. If you're in the market for a mortgage,Read more

Mortgage rates advance for Friday

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Refinance rates rise for Thursday

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Mortgage rates move higher for Thursday

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Chase offers 100K reward points when you get a mortgage

This fat bonus might not be worth taking out a home loan. Here's why.Read more

Mortgage rates increase for Wednesday

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The new card skimming is called ‘shimming’

It targets EMV chip cards and is hard to detect, but remains rare.Read more

Popular Direct vies for best 5-year CD rates

This is probably not a CD for newbie savers looking to dip their toes in investment waters. Here's why.Read more

Refinance rates move up for Tuesday

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Mortgage rates increase for Tuesday

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Can you be charged for unwittingly committing card fraud?

Seemingly innocent use of another's card can lead to legal trouble.Read more

Mortgage rates move higher for Monday

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This 5-year CD is ideal for new savers

This CD's low minimum deposit requirement makes it an attractive option for someone just getting started in investing.Read more

The House votes to take apart Obamacare. What does that mean for early retirees?

The effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act has moved a step forward. Here's advice if the health law is tempting you to retire early. Read more

Mortgage rates advance for Friday

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Bigger rewards makes this no-fee credit card a top deal

Alliant Credit Union has boosted the rewards on its Visa Platinum Rewards card, making it a front-runner for best-in-class among no-fee rewards cards.Read more

A 5% APY checking account? Yes! But mind the fine print

A Michigan-based bank is offering an exceptionally high-yield checking account to all U.S. savers, but you'll have to meet some tall monthly requirements.Read more

Why should I opt-in to credit card issuer text alerts?

Mastercard, Visa now require banks to offer mobile fraud alerts.Read more

Refinance rates move lower for Thursday

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Mortgage rates retreat for Thursday

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5 ways ‘credit invisibles’ can build a credit profile

Getting on the credit map requires some effort, but has a lifelong payout.Read more

Utah credit union tops banks’ best 5-year CDs

This institution has an attractive offer that's available to savers nationwide.Read more

Fed stands pat on rates, but probably not for long

We’re still on track for two more rate hikes this year, which means interest rates on credit cards and home equity lines of credit are set to rise.Read more

Mortgage rates dip for Wednesday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Refunds can be trickier with ride-sharing, vacation rentals

Unhappy with Uber or Airbnb service? Check the fine print about refunds.Read more

Earn the best savings rate — and maybe help the world

An online bank offers a treat for savers and environmentalists alike: A top-paying savings account and a tree planted in your honor.Read more

Refinance rates tick higher for Tuesday

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Mortgage rates increase for Tuesday

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Trump says he’s ‘looking at’ breaking up big banks

The president offered no details on what an overhaul plan might look like, but this isn’t the first time he suggested sweeping changes to the way banks operate.Read more

Mortgage rates advance for Monday

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Mortgage rates move higher for Friday

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USALLIANCE Financial: Why this 3-year CD tops the rest

Savers don't have to make a long-term commitment in order to get access to top CD rates. Read more

Refinance rates rise for Thursday

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Mortgage rates move up for Thursday

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6 things to learn from the Trump tax plan proposal

President Donald Trump has released his long-awaited tax plan. What does the plan mean for you?Read more

How can you make tax break money grow?

If history tells us anything, some Americans probably won't use extra tax savings in ways they should.Read more

Can a prenup or postnup save you from a spouse’s debt?

A prenuptial or postnuptial agreement can help protect your assets.Read more

If you get a tax cut, here’s your first move

If the Trump tax plan means you'll see more money in your paycheck, pay down your credit card debt. Read more

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