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11 must-do's for the first-time homebuyer

Here are steps you can take for making that big leap to homeownership.Read more

The toughest and easiest states for first-time homebuyers

We rank states on whether they're hospitable or hostile to housing market newbiesRead more

The 10 worst states for first-time homebuyers

We rank states on whether they're hospitable or hostile to housing market newbiesRead more

Am I too old for a reverse mortgage loan?

The minimum age to get a reverse mortgage loan is 62. Find out if there's a maximum.Read more

5 ways to repay your student loans fast

Start budgeting and saving to repay student loans so you won't be in debt for years.Read more

See DJ Calvin Harris' net worth

A creator of electronic dance music, Harris' net worth was built on No. 1 singles.Read more

See how R&B singer Akon built his wealth

Akon has gained fame from his R&B music and his work in Africa. What's his net worth?Read more

Miranda Lambert sings her way to wealth

The country singer has a mantel full of awards and a bank account full of money.Read more

Best credit cards to help you build credit

Credit cards provide the perfect way to build credit, but which type should you use?Read more

How long does it take to raise your credit score?

The timing largely depends on why your score is low to begin with.Read more

Arnold Schwarzenegger has built an imposing net worth

The movie star has parlayed an acting and political career into a hefty net worth.Read more

Bethenny Frankel: A Skinnygirl with a hefty net worth

Selling low-cal cocktails has boosted the "Real Housewives" star's net worth.Read more

Net worth of female exec and politician Carly Fiorina

Fiorina grew her fame as a political candidate and her net worth through business.Read more

How to protect yourself from credit card fraud

Don't become a victim of credit card fraud. Know what it is and how to fight it.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

Blogs

PurePoint Financial debuts with an eye-popping savings account

Newcomer PurePoint Financial debuts with an online savings account that pays 1.25% APY.Read more

Mortgage rates fall for Wednesday

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

Voice assistants begin to answer credit questions

Devices step into personal finance: 'Alexa, what's my card balance?'Read more

Refinance mortgage rate slides for Tuesday

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

Mortgage rates drop for Tuesday

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

Tax refund delayed? It’s best to wait

There are few good ways to fill a refund-sized financial voidRead more

Mortgage rates ease for Monday

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

Resolution keepers: 5 who transformed their financial lives

Five success stories of those who stuck to their financial goals.Read more

4 creative ways people cut their spending

Hiding your cards, using only cash are just two ways to limit your purchases and debt.Read more

Mortgage rates move lower for Friday

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

Refinance mortgage rate drops for Thursday

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

Mortgage rates slide for Thursday

If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.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 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 Washington, D.C.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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

Investors should not fear a Fed rate hike

If the Fed were seen as aggressive with rates, it could lead to a faster market slowdown, too.Read more

Barclaycard Ring now offers 0% APR

Barclaycard now has one of the most competitive balance transfer credit cards available. Read more

Lock your mortgage rate now, before Fed makes its move

If you're scheduled to close your mortgage within a month or so, it's probably best to lock the interest rate, mostly for peace of mind.Read more

Fed rate hike could come ‘fairly soon,’ minutes show

Minutes released from the most recent meeting, which ended Feb. 1, indicate policymakers are clearly focused on the possibility of raising rates "fairly soon," as they say. Read more

Tax fraud crackdown to delay early filers’ refunds

Identity theft cases were halved in the past year, but phishing and other scams soarRead more

Mortgage rates move up for Wednesday

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

Poll: 9 out of 10 millennials admit to impulse buys

The poll also reveals a dramatic surge in online impulse buys, as well as gender, political and regional differences.Read more

Refinance rates tick higher for Tuesday

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

Mortgage rates advance for Tuesday

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

Best secured credit cards

Bad credit or no credit? These secured credit card options are your best bet.Read more

Chatbots will help you with your cards, banking

Financial institutions are upping the ante by launching chatbots to interact with customers.Read more

3 ways couples who live together can protect their finances

Taking these three steps before moving in could help avoid a financial mess down the road.Read more

Starwood Preferred boosts card sign-up bonus

Earn bonus sign-up points with Starwood Preferred AmEx's limited time offerRead more

Mortgage rates rise for Friday

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

6 free tools to stop recurring card charges

Apps make it easier to spot and end payments for no-longer-wanted services.Read more

Best balance transfer credit cards

The best balance transfer credit cards offer lengthy interest-free periods, low fees and lenient late-payment policies.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 thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

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

How does a balance transfer affect your credit score?

Balance transfer's credit impact is low when done properly.Read more

Best low-interest credit cards

These credit cards are good for consumers looking to pay down debt or to finance a big purchase on the cheap.Read more

Mortgage rates unchanged for Wednesday

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

Be cautious before helping seniors with their finances

Know what you're getting into before stepping into a legal thicket.Read more

4 best bits of winter driving advice

A drag racing champ offers advice if you need to get behind the wheel during blustery winter weather.Read more

PenFed’s new card pays 2% cash back

PenFed Credit Union debuts an unlimited 2 percent cash back rewards credit card.Read more

Refinance rates drop for Tuesday

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

Mortgage rates ease for Tuesday

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

Online dating scams: How to protect your heart and your wallet

If you seek romance online, the enduring result could be debt.Read more

Discover joins balance transfer ’21 club’

Credit cardholders have a new option for paying off a balance, interest-free.Read more

Mortgage rates move lower for Monday

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

5 reasons not to put medical bills on credit cards

Charging a medical bill balance can wreak havoc on your credit.Read more

Best small business credit cards

Outstanding rewards, low interest rates and versatile redemption options are all hallmarks of the best small business credit cards.Read more

Mortgage rates retreat for Friday

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

Is it time to downsize? 6 signs that it may be

As an older adult, the practicality of downsizing may outweigh the sentimental value and familiarity of your current, larger home.Read more

What’s old is new again

You've likely noticed the fashion industry's fascination with the 1980s has been gaining momentum for a while. It's now in full swing.Read more

Refinance rates move lower for Thursday

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

Mortgage rates down for Thursday

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

How a new credit card can affect your credit score

My credit score increased after I opened a new credit card. I have a theory as to why.Read more

U.S. to hit $1 trillion in credit card debt

United States consumers owe -- or likely will very shortly -- $1 trillion on their credit cards. Congratulations, America?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

Refinance rates fall for Tuesday

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

Mortgage rates ease for Tuesday

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

How Trump’s border tax would impact car prices

If the president gets what he wants, the car industry might suffer. Here's how. Read more

Mortgage rates move lower for Monday

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

Report offers a surge in jobs, but pay gains are weak

In contrast to the dramatic recent changes in Washington, the January employment report from the Labor Department includes some familiar themes. Read more

Trump set to ‘do a big number’ on Dodd-Frank

President Donald Trump set in motion Friday plans to begin unwinding key parts of financial regulatory reform legislation put in place following the Great Recession.Read more

Mortgage rates drop for Friday

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

Refinance rates retreat for Thursday

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

VW proposal would impact 78K vehicles

A court agreement between Volkswagen and the FTC would cost billions if approved.Read more

Mortgage rates dip for Thursday

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

Identity fraud surged 16%, but here’s the important number

In total, fraudsters stole nearly $16 billion, according to the report, or nearly $1 billion more than in 2015.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

Fed offers no surprises, no rate hike

The Federal Reserve has done just what it signaled it would do: Nothing. Read more

Supreme Court pick could spell trouble for the CFPB

Gorsuch's big judicial decisions have favored religious freedom over government regulation and state's rights over the power of the federal government. But how might that impact consumers or their wallets directly?Read more

Can’t-miss car ads during the Super Bowl

Ford, Honda and other carmakers have big plans to attract new customers.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 fall for Tuesday

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

Mortgage rates move lower for Monday

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

Pass on ‘puffing’ your car

Warming up an unlocked car while it’s parked could result in a fine.Read more

What does President Trump mean for health care?

If you're confused about the steps the Trump administration has taken to change the nation's health care system, you're not alone.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

Best Visa credit cards

Some of the best Visa credit cards offer outstanding rewards and perks. Use this list to narrow down your search and find the Visa card you need. Read more

Best business credit cards

Looking for the best business credit cards? These business cards offer generous rewards, business-friendly perks and easy redemption options.Read more

Best rewards credit cards

The best rewards credit cards boast attractive cash back percentages, travel rewards, appealing sign-up bonuses and simple redemption models.Read more

Mortgage rates move higher for Thursday

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

Refinance rates rise for Thursday

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

Best credit cards for bad credit

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

Hyundai to film Super Bowl ad during game

The car company will speed a new 90-second commercial into the Super Bowl broadcast. Read more

What does President Trump mean for jobs?

Some of President Donald Trump's first actions in office have been explicitly about American jobs, as he set in motion changes in trade, energy and regulatory policies. 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

What does the Dow at 20,000 mean?

Before you break out champagne, let's explore what this really means. Read more

Refinance rates tick higher for Tuesday

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

Mortgage rates advance for Tuesday

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

Mortgage rates advance for Monday

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

Best student credit cards

The best student credit cards typically offer cash back, rewards and other perks like low interest rates.Read more

Best cash-back credit cards

The best cash back credit cards offer generous rewards and sign-up bonuses.Read more

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