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  • 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....
  • The most common money mistakes millennials make

    The most common money mistakes millennials make
    We asked financial experts to answer the following question: What's the most common money-related mistake young people make? Here are their thoughts: "Young adults who get a handle on their budget often sacrifice savings for making larger payments...
  • Connecticut Foreclosure Troubles Easing But Still Plenty of Pain To Go Around

    Connecticut Foreclosure Troubles Easing But Still Plenty of Pain To Go Around
    Connecticut's foreclosure troubles eased last year, but thousands of homeowners still either faced or lived through the loss of their home, a new report Thursday shows. The number of residential properties in the state with foreclosure filings fell by...
  • 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...
  • Financial makeover: 10 big millennial money questions -- answered

    Not a lot of people like to talk about money -- particularly how much they have or how much they don't have. But it pays (heh) to have a good, honest discussion about your finances, whether you're talking it out with yourself or with someone with your...
  • 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...
  • Experts highlight top threats to investors in 2015

    The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) have both issued annual reports identifying the top threats investors are likely to face in 2015. While some of these are illegal,...
  • 'Boomerang' buyers poised for moves, report states

    'Boomerang' buyers poised for moves, report states
    Seven years after the housing crash, Orlando has been dubbed a "boomerang market" as former homeowners begin to restore their credit enough to purchase another house. More than almost anywhere in the country, Metro Orlando has the makings of a housing...
  • City National deal began with a Canadian banker going undercover

    City National deal began with a Canadian banker going undercover
    Before spending $5.4 billion to buy City National, the Los Angeles "bank to the stars," Royal Bank of Canada Chief Executive Dave McKay wanted to see firsthand what he would be getting. McKay personally went to branches in L.A. and New York, posing as...
  • 'Boomerang buyers' help shape South Florida's housing market

    'Boomerang buyers' help shape South Florida's housing market
    More than 300,000 South Floridians who lost their homes during the housing bust could be eligible to own again over the next eight years, a new report shows. In Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties, 322,141 homeowners have completed short sales...