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  • RATEGRAM'S BEST CREDIT CARD DEALS, For immediate release

    These are nationally available credit cards offering the lowest interest rates on purchases as of Jun. 04. If you typically pay off the entire balance monthly, look for a zero-annual fee card that allows the most interest-free or grace days. Some cards...
  • Fed Chairwoman Yellen says economic recovery incomplete

    Fed Chairwoman Yellen says economic recovery incomplete
    The U.S. economic recovery remains incomplete, with a still-ailing job market and stagnant wages justifying loose monetary policy for the foreseeable future, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told a Senate committee on Tuesday. In a strong defense of...
  • Yellen says economy must improve more before Fed raises interest rates

    Yellen says economy must improve more before Fed raises interest rates
    Warning of past "false dawns" in the economic recovery, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said Tuesday that central bank policymakers need to be cautious about raising rock-bottom interest rates. Recent data indicate the economy has rebounded...
  • Tapping retirement accounts penalty-free before 59 1/2

    Workers are retiring earlier these days, whether by choice or not, and many find they need to withdraw funds from retirement accounts prior to age 59 1/2. That's the age when account holders can take distributions from 401(k) plans and traditional and...
  • These are nationally available credit cards offering the lowest interest rates on purchases as of Jul. 16. If you typically

    pay off the entire balance monthly, look for a zero-annual fee card that allows the most interest-free or grace days. Some cards listed below feature special introductory or "teaser" rates for a specified time before regular rates apply. Additional...
  • Student loan refinancing bill fails U.S. Senate hurdle

    Student loan refinancing bill fails U.S. Senate hurdle
    WASHINGTON - Legislation to allow student loan borrowers to refinance at lower interest rates failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, dooming a measure that was a Democratic priority ahead of November congressional elections....
  • Real estate appreciation depends on improved job market

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I love listening to Ilyce's radio show and following her on Twitter. One of the things she speaks about -- and I agree -- is how the real estate market has not turned around yet. Between true unemployment being at...
  • Iowa gets $64 million in taxes from immigrants in U.S. illegally, report says

    Iowa gets $64 million in taxes from immigrants in U.S. illegally, report says
    As the national debate over immigration plays out in Congress and along the Southwest border, a new report shows that immigrants who are in the U.S.  illegally contribute about $64 million in state and local taxes in Iowa each year. The report,...
  • Senate confirms Brainard, Powell for Fed seats, Fischer as vice chair

    Senate confirms Brainard, Powell for Fed seats, Fischer as vice chair
    The Senate on Thursday confirmed Lael Brainard and Jerome H. Powell to serve on the Federal Reserve's board of governors, bringing it closer to full strength as the central bank pulls back on its extraordinary stimulus policies. Senators also approved...
  • Economy showing improvement, Fed 'beige book' survey shows

    A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy strengthening over the last two months in areas that include manufacturing, construction, retail sales and bank lending. Seven of the Fed's 12 regions — Boston, New York, Richmond, Chicago,...
  • European Commission: Lithuania ready to join Eurozone in 2015

    Lithuania will become the 19th nation to adopt Europe's common currency next year when it joins its Baltic sister republics in the Eurozone. The European Commission announced Wednesday that the former Soviet republic that failed to meet Eurozone entry...