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What to Know About Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

on August 24, 2022

Getting pre-approved could be the first step toward buying your dream house.

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The Best Credit Cards for Back-to-School Shopping

on August 22, 2022

School shopping can be a big chunk out of your budget, so why not get big cash-back rewards on it?

15 States Where the Most People File for Bankruptcy
15 States Where the Most People File for Bankruptcy

on August 17, 2022

Federal and credit bureau data show these places are the most common sites of bankruptcy.

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10 Cities Where Remote Workers Drove up Home Prices

on August 17, 2022

Worker relocations during the pandemic have squeezed these major housing markets.

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9 States With the Most Credit Card Debt

on August 15, 2022

Americans now owe more than $1 trillion in credit card debt, and it’s especially bad in these states.

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What Are Installment Loans, and How Do They Work?

on August 10, 2022

Installment loans — like auto loans and student loans — have their pros and cons.

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Homeowners Rate This Mortgage Lender Best

on August 3, 2022

An online mortgage servicer that topped a survey for eight years has been toppled from its perch.

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3 Best Credit Cards for Hotel Rewards and Free Nights

on July 11, 2022

These cards could make one of the most expensive parts of a vacation among the cheapest.

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This Type of Debt No Longer Can Harm Your Credit Score

on June 30, 2022

Credit-reporting companies are making a change that will help millions of consumers.

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Winners and Losers With the Recent Interest Rate Hike

on June 28, 2022

Changing interest rates is great for some people. Others, not so much.

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This Home Shopping Mistake Can Cost You $63K

on June 22, 2022

In some cities, the damage can be far worse, topping $100,000.

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11 Credit Cards With the Best Extended Warranties

on June 20, 2022

This perk is more common — and more valuable — than many people realize.

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early? Here’s How

on June 17, 2022

Here are some tips to pay off your mortgage as fast as possible, and some advice on whether you should.

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Where Are Young Buyers Relying on Older Co-Signers to Buy Homes?

on June 16, 2022

Aspiring homebuyers are avoiding being priced out of the market with the help of older friends and family in these places.

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6 Things You Should Know About Buying a Home in Retirement

on June 10, 2022

A little knowledge helps you overcome key obstacles when buying new digs during your golden years.

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Save on Your Summer Vacation With These Credit Cards

on June 7, 2022

Get ready for sun and savings.

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These Are the Best Credit Cards for Saving on Groceries and Gas

on May 4, 2022

It feels like prices are rising week after week. Could a new card help keep your finances on track?

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Considering a Tax Refund Advance Loan? It May Cost More Than You Think

on April 8, 2022

The immediate access to your money may be appealing, but check out the pros and cons first.

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15 States With the Most People Behind on Their Mortgages

on April 6, 2022

These places have the highest percentage of mortgage holders not current on their home payments, according to federal data.

15 Cities Where Homes Are Selling Most Above Asking
15 Cities Where Homes Are Selling Most Above Asking

on April 5, 2022

The housing market seems overheated nationwide, but these are the places where it’s the hottest.

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