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  • Railway Mail Service event to be held at Lee Hall Depot

    The Lee Hall Train Station Foundation is holding an event to teach people about the United States Postal Railway Mail Service, which carried the majority of letters and packages sent in the United States from the 1890s to the 1960s.
  • Signed contracts to buy homes slide 3.7 percent in December, despite lower mortgage rates

    Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in December, a sign that low mortgage rates have yet to coax more buyers into the market. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index fell 3.7...

    Dan Crimmins: Planning to head off regrets

    Financial planning depends on your answers to a lot of questions. Some of your responses will surprise you. So will the seriousness of some of the questions. If you don't know what a financial advisor might ask you, you're not alone, according to...

    Mortgage rates rise slightly, but still near historic lows

    Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week after four straight weeks of declines, while remaining near historically low levels. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage edged up to 3.66...

    Mortgage rates rise, marking 1st weekly gain of 2015, Freddie Mac says

    Mortgage rates rise, marking 1st weekly gain of 2015, Freddie Mac says
    Fixed mortgage rates this week rose for the first time in 2015, with Freddie Mac’s widely watched survey pegging the 30-year conventional rate at 3.66%, up from 3.63% last week. The average rate for a 15-year fixed home loan was 2.98%, up from 2....