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Mortgage Rates Hit Highest Level In 2 Months

Tweet Mortgage rates are on the rise with Bankrate.com reporting that rates have reached the highest levels seen in the past two months. This news, however, shouldn’t cause consumers to

Consumer Tips

Cash Back Rewards Are Once Again In Vogue

Tweet Credit card companies lost the mood for winning over new customers and, instead, cut or froze credit lines for millions of consumers. Rewards Programs Although the economy is far

Money News

Mortgage Rates Hold Steady Above 5 Percent

Tweet The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage is now above five percent, pegged at 5.16 percent according to Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey announced on Thursday. This week’s rate

Money News

Mortgage Rates Increase; Reach 4-Month High

Tweet Mortgage rates are moving away from their historic lows and are now at the highest levels seen in four months. The most recent data announced by Bankrate.com shows that

Consumer Financing

Should You Take the Rebate or the Auto Financing?

Tweet If you’re planning to buy a new car, more than likely the dealer will offer you some sort of incentive to help persuade you to buy. Incentives usually always

Home Financing Money Management

Mortgage Rates Reach Record Low…Again!

Tweet It’s a great time to finance a home. The housing market is still ailing, but for consumers looking for a home and shopping for a mortgage or seeking to

Home Financing

Mortgage Rates Drop Once Again

Tweet It is a great time to buy a new home! If you believe you have heard that line before, that isn’t surprising. On Thursday, Bankrate.com reported that the rate

Retirement

Will You Still Be Able To Retire On Schedule?

Tweet Over the past few years, millions of Americans have come to the realization that their retirement plans may have to change. With pensions and retirement accounts decimated, housing values

Consumer Financing Consumer Tips

How to Negotiate With Your Creditors

Tweet If you have significant debt and are finding it difficult to reduce your financial burden, then negotiating with your creditors can help you manage your finances better. An important

Consumer Tips

What You Need To Know About Christmas Gift Cards

Tweet All week we’ve been examining how to get the most out of Christmas this year. On Monday, it was all about getting your Christmas shopping done early. On Tuesday,

Consumer Tips

Suddenly, Certificates Of Deposit Are Appealing Again

Tweet Nervous investors may be tempted to take what cash they have and stash those funds in a mattress, figuring that this is one place that their money won’t be