Fed cuts interest rates, signals holding pattern for now

Posted on September 19th, 2019 by admin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates again on Wednesday to help sustain a record-long economic expansion but signaled a higher..

The 10 major U.S. cities where housing costs have increased the most

Posted on August 13th, 2019 by admin

If you want to live in a big city but have a tight budget, you may want to avoid places such as Miami and..

Millennials drive mortgage refinance boom, and lenders are scrambling

Posted on August 9th, 2019 by admin

KEY POINTS Refinance applications were up a stunning 116% this week compared with a year ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. That has..

Lower Interest Rates: What They Mean for Housing and the Economy

Posted on August 8th, 2019 by admin

Recent jolts to the economy stemming in part from an intensified trade war with China have worried markets and resulted in a significant decline..

This state is home to the best cities for renters

Posted on August 1st, 2019 by admin

Scottsdale, Arizona, is the top city for households who want to rent, largely due to its quality of life, according to an analysis by..

It’s no longer a question of if the Fed will cut interest rates, but when

Posted on June 7th, 2019 by admin

KEY POINTS The surprisingly weak jobs report for May, with just 75,000 jobs created, shows that the resilient job market is now being hit..

Mortgage rates are low. Here’s how to figure out the best plan for your budget

Posted on April 9th, 2019 by admin

Low mortgage rates have many people thinking about buying a new home or refinancing their current mortgage.  To take advantage, figure out your budget..

New financial tools offer a boost to credit ratings

Posted on April 8th, 2019 by admin

Here’s some good news for anyone whose credit scores aren’t quite as high as they’d like them to be: Three new financial tools have..

Home prices are about to heat up again as interest rates fall

Posted on April 3rd, 2019 by admin

Corelogic, a real estate data and analytics company, predicts that annual gains in home prices could hit close to 5 percent by 2020, thanks..

Steady Fed sees no more hikes in 2019

Posted on March 20th, 2019 by admin

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday and its policymakers abandoned projections for further rate hikes this year..

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