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Acting legend Kirk Douglas: What's his net worth?

The star of "Spartacus" and "Champion" is turning 100. His wealth is lofty, too.Read more

Annuity Investing: 5 pros and con you need to know

Dig deep to learn all the restrictions, fees and taxes involved before buying annuities.Read more

The 1 thing your retirement plan might be missing

Financing retirement on investments alone may not be enough. Are annuities the answer?Read more

How do you get a reverse mortgage loan?

A reverse mortgage loan is not like a conventional loan. Here's what you need to know.Read more

9 times the US economy tanked -- and why

America has survived panics, crashes and other crises. See how they happened.Read more

10 things you must know before signing up for Medicare

The fall enrollment period ends this week, so be sure you don't miss the deadline.Read more

9 big things you need to know about jumbo loans

A jumbo loan is larger than the usual mortgage. Here's how to size one up.Read more

7 terrific tips for taking your credit cards on vacation

Follow this advice to make sure your cards will be reliable travel companions.Read more

Give great holiday gifts that cost $10 or less

Impress your friends and loved ones with these inexpensive yet thoughtful gifts.Read more

5 warning signs of too much holiday credit card debt

What's your holiday budget? Don't know? That's a clue it's time to start paying with cash.Read more

Buying a home? Here's how to do it right

Follow these tips during the purchase process and you could save thousands.Read more

7 new cars that offer better leasing deals than last year

You'll have more money in your pocket when you lease one of these 2017 models.Read more

How much does it cost to replace a windshield?

Replacing a windshield is a safety measure that may cost less than you think.Read more

Costs and considerations when getting a nose job

Nose jobs enhance your facial looks, but health insurance is unlikely to foot the bill.Read more

Trump's golden Cabinet: What his nominees are worth

The president-elect's team is the richest in history. See how they got so wealthy. Read more

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Mortgage rates in Atlanta

See this week's mortgage rates in Atlanta for the 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, 5/1 ARM and jumbo home loans.Read more

Mortgage rates in Washington, DC

Here are the weekly updated mortgage rates for Washington, D.C., including the 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, 5/1 ARM and jumbo home loans.Read more

Mortgage rates in Phoenix

See weekly updated mortgage rates in Phoenix for the 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, 5/1 ARM and jumbo home loan.Read more

Mortgage rates in Miami

See weekly updated mortgage rates in Miami for the 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, 5/1 ARM and jumbo home loan.Read more

Mortgage rates in Dallas

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Dallas. Read more

Mortgage rates in Houston

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Houston.Read more

Mortgage rates in Boston

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Boston. Read more

Mortgage rates in Detroit

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Detroit. Read more

Mortgage rates in Chicago

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Chicago. Read more

Mortgage rates in San Francisco

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in the San Francisco Bay Area.Read more

Mortgage rates in New York City

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in New York metro. Read more

Mortgage rates in Philadelphia

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Philadelphia. Read more

Mortgage rates in Los Angeles

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in Los Angeles.Read more

Mortgage rates move up for Wednesday

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

AAA survey: American drivers don’t trust car repair shops

Two-thirds said they distrust car mechanics, citing overcharges, recommendations for unnecessary services and previous bad experiences with repair shops.Read more

Mortgage rates move up for Tuesday

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

Refinance mortgage rates retreat for Tuesday

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

Key mortgage rate retreat for Monday

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

First Republic Bank offers stellar 6-state CD deal

First Republic is paying an attractive 1.50% on 17-month CDs in California, New York, Florida, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Oregon.Read more

5 credit card fees you can easily avoid

Credit card costs can add up. These strategies can bring down the price of plastic.Read more

Why you’ll keep swiping your credit card at the gas station

Both Visa and MasterCard this week announced they would delay for three years an October 2017 rule meant to push gas station operators to install chip-card readers on their pumps.Read more

Noise alert mandated for quiet hybrid, electric cars

The new federal safety standard is aimed at protecting pedestrians who have impaired vision or are blind.Read more

The jobs story for 2016 remains upbeat

Unemployment has fallen to a nine-year low, but challenges -- including slow wage growth -- remain.Read more

Why older Americans tend to have better credit scores

New data from credit bureau Experian paints a pretty telling picture: Each successive generation has a higher average credit score than the one before it. Read more

Mortgage rates rise for Friday

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

Refinance rates dip for Thursday

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

Key mortgage rate moves lower for Thursday

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

Best travel credit cards: Top picks for 2016

The best travel credit cards offer outstanding rewards, hefty sign-up bonuses and low fees.Read more

New car seat is extra protective for infants

Consumer Reports' study finds that car seats with a foot prop at the base provide 46% more protection from head injury in a crash.Read more

Mortgage rates advance for Wednesday

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

Freedom CU’s deal shines among midterm CDs

Freedom Credit Union is paying 1.71% APY on 30-month certificates in greater Philly.Read more

Mortgage broker — everything you need to know

Looking for a mortgage? Before you visit your bank, consider the many benefits using a mortgage broker can offer. Read more

Best hotel credit cards: Top picks for 2016

The best hotel credit cards offer generous rewards and desirable perks like free internet, free stays and flexible checkout options. Read more

Madison Square Garden breach shows why chip credit cards are good

Criminals stole data after consumers swiped their credit or debit cards at five venues operated by Madison Square Garden Co.Read more

Refinance rates advance for Tuesday

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

Mortgage rates move up for Tuesday

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

Today’s best credit cards in 10 categories

Today's best credit cards come with generous rewards, standout bonus offers, long 0% intro periods and low fees.Read more

You don’t have to bargain shop to get the best price

Some credit cards will refund the difference on a new purchase made with that card if you later find another merchant selling the same item at a lower price.Read more

Mortgage rates increase for Monday

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

How best to use business credit card rewards

There are plenty of both pedestrian and imaginative ways in which entrepreneurs use their business credit card rewards.Read more

Beware car thieves who ‘shop’ on Black Friday

Follow these tips from the National Insurance Crime Bureau to avoid being a victim on a day when car thieves are more likely to strike. Read more

Black Friday ads 2016: Best tech deals at Wal-Mart, Best Buy and Target

Black Friday is nearly here. If you're in the market for some new tech, this is your chance to peruse the Black Friday ads and get ahead of the crowd.Read more

Red Rocks CU offers top 4-year CD deal

Colorado savers can edge out the best-paying national banks with a 4-year CD from Red Rocks Credit Union.Read more

Best credit cards for bad credit: Top picks for 2016

Credit cards for bad credit are typically set up to help you improve your credit history and raise your credit score.Read more

Mortgage rates increase for Wednesday

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

Black Friday Ads 2016: The best deals from Wal-Mart, Best Buy and Target

Black Friday is only a few days away. Target, Best Buy and Wal-Mart have especially attractive Black Friday ads this year. Read more

Refinance rates move up for Tuesday

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

Mortgage rates rise for Tuesday

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

Uptick in gas prices won’t faze Thanksgiving travelers

AAA estimates that 43.5 million Americans will travel by car this long holiday weekend.Read more

Target Black Friday 2016: How to get the best deals

Download the Target app and be prepared to hit the sales running. Read more

Best Buy Black Friday 2016: How to get the best deals

If you want your Black Friday shopping excursion to be a success, you'll need to be prepared.Read more

How small businesses can take advantage of Black Friday

Says one expert on getting a business card: "It's the best time in the history of the business to get one." Read more

Mortgage rates move up for Monday

Several benchmark mortgage rates increased today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both saw an increase. On the variable-mortgage side, the average rate on 5/1 ARMs also increased. RATE SEARCH: Compare mortgage rates in your area now. 30-year fixed mortgages The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate is 3.96 percent, up 19Read more

Don’t be surprised by high 3rd-party closing costs

Non-lender mortgage fees can run into the hundreds of dollars, but you can and should shop around. Read more

Green car award winner Chevy Bolt has 238-mile range

The all-electric, battery-powered car is recognized for its performance during the Los Angeles Auto Show. Read more

Best Buy Black Friday deals for tech

When it comes to tech, this year's Best Buy Black Friday deals aim to please. Read more

Target Black Friday deals for tech

The store is offering a wide range of opportunities to save on tech items this year. Read more

Mortgage rates move higher for Friday

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

EBSB Direct offers worthy 16-month CD deal

The same 1.41% APY is available to savers everywhere on 16-month CDs from East Boston Savings Bank and its online portal EBSB Direct.Read more

Thanksgiving essentials to relieve stress

Here are some ingenious products that solve common Thanksgiving problems, making the day a little more manageable.Read more

5 cool side hustles for extra cash

If you can find a way to make a little money on the side, you can add extra oomph to your saving power.Read more

Refinance rates move higher for Thursday

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

Mortgage rates advance for Thursday

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

Asian Bank offers top 4-state CD deal

Asian Bank is offering 1.68% APY on 30-month certificates to savers through much of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.Read more

Yeah, a Fed rate hike is coming soon

It looks like a Federal Reserve rate increase next month is practically a done deal.Read more

CFPB looks into how financial info shared

Banks sometimes aren't thrilled to share your financial info with personal finance apps, citing security concerns. Now the CFPB is looking into it.Read more

Mortgage rates advance for Wednesday

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

4 holiday credit card red flags

The warning signs are usually right in front you, but that just may be the toughest place to spot a problem.Read more

Be prepared to pay more for Medicare in 2017

Medicare premiums are rising modestly for most people, but others will have to pay up to compensate for the masses.Read more

Best Buy Black Friday Deals 2016

If you're in the market for electronics, game consoles, wearables or other products, Best Buy is offering a slew of discounts this year.Read more

Best Target Black Friday Deals 2016

This year there are a number of opportunities to save on electronics, clothing, household items and other products.Read more

Refinance rates rise for Tuesday

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

Mortgage rates rise for Tuesday

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

RTN FCU offers top 3-year CD rate

RTN Federal Credit Union's 37-month promotion handily outpays the top national 3-year CD rates.Read more

The Trump effect on small businesses

A New York restaurant owner feels squeezed by some burdens on her business and is optimistic that Trump will help her and other small business owners. Read more

LA auto show to unveil hot new models

More than 50 cars will make their debut this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show before the doors open to the public on Nov. 18.Read more

Mortgage rates increase for Monday

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

What Donald Trump means for banking industry

Donald Trump's victory in the election means something for banking. It's just hard to say what that something is.Read more

Automakers reduce emissions, increase production

Carmakers have reduced greenhouse gas emissions and improved fuel economy while increasing production of SUVs and crossover-utility vehicles to record levels, the government says.Read more

GE Credit Union offers top CD rate in 3 states

Savers in the Cincinnati tri-state can enjoy one of the nation's top CD rates.Read more

Mortgage rates move higher for Friday

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

Beepi review: Buy and sell used cars online

Beepi aims to make it easier to buy or sell a car online. Read more

Mortgage rates move up for Thursday

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

Refinance rates tick higher for Thursday

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

Winners and losers of an Obamacare repeal

President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to ask Congress for a full repeal the Affordable Care Act on his first day in office Read more

Lame duck season at the Federal Reserve

The election of Donald Trump raises questions about the Fed chair and the next rate hike.Read more

Top MMAs to stash cash until things settle

These money market accounts offer safe havens for your money away from Wall Street's post-election gyrations. Read more

Mortgage rates fall for Wednesday

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

Ford dominates ‘hottest’ car categories at SEMA Show

Three Fords were named the hottest vehicles at last week's 2016 SEMA Show.Read more

President Trump: What will we see in first 100 days?

Donald Trump's victory was a polling surprise, but he has had plans for some time for making a big splash when he enters the White House.Read more

Want to change plans after Trump win? Relax

Whoever wins the election, some investors are going to be deeply unhappy and terrified that their investments are going to tank in an apocalyptic financial collapse. What should you do? Read more

Refinancing? Maybe chill a bit after Trump win

Refinance your mortgage now, preferably before the presidential election and definitely before the Federal Reserve meets in mid-December.Read more

5 charts to watch as impact of Trump win unfolds

Here are the indicators you'll want to keep an eye on as global markets digest the news of Donald Trump's victory. Read more

Refinance rates ease for Tuesday

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

Mortgage rates dip for Tuesday

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

Consumers CU offers great 16-month CD promo

Consumers Credit Union's offers a great rate on 16-month CDs. Read more

Who needs polls? Cookies can pick winner

The Family Circle cookie poll has correctly forecast the election five out of six times since 1992. Read more

Mortgage rates drop for Monday

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

Democrats, Republicans miles apart in car survey

One thing they can agree on, though: The presidential election is like a car that's out of control. Read more

The job market is still healing

The October unemployment data is likely to keep the Fed on track toward a December rate hike. Read more

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