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Here Are Mortgage Rates for Nov. 28, 2022: Rates Decrease

Here Are Mortgage Rates for Nov. 28, 2022: Rates Decrease

Some important mortgage rates tailed off over the last week, though rates are generally expected to rise this year. If you're shopping for a mortgage, see how your future mortgage payments could be affected by interest rate hikes.

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How Much Should You Keep in a CD?

How Much Should You Keep in a CD?

You don't want to risk putting too much of your cash into a certificate of deposit.

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What We Learned From Ex-FTX Chief's First Live Interview Since Bankruptcy

What We Learned From Ex-FTX Chief's First Live Interview Since Bankruptcy

Ex-CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, who's come under fire over his crypto exchange's collapse, says he did not knowingly commit fraud.

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Looking for Cheaper Gas Prices? Try One of These Membership Programs First

Looking for Cheaper Gas Prices? Try One of These Membership Programs First

Prices at the pumps are a little scary right now, but here's how you can make fuel a little more affordable.

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With things opening back up for in-person transactions, it's time to polish up your business cards with updated info and a fresh look. Here's how to do it for less.

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Our Favorite Amazon Shopping Tip: The 'Secret' Online Store With Major Discounts

Our Favorite Amazon Shopping Tip: The 'Secret' Online Store With Major Discounts

This shopping hack can help you save up to 70% or more on Amazon, even if you don't have a Prime membership.

Save an extra 5% at over 150 stores with the Slide cash-back app

Save an extra 5% at over 150 stores with the Slide cash-back app

It's like free money. This new twist on the old cash-back model can yield added savings on many purchases.

I tried these TikTok money-saving tips. Here's what happened

I tried these TikTok money-saving tips. Here's what happened

There's some useful advice floating around TikTok, but also some shady practices.

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Best Virtual Credit Cards for December 2022

Best Virtual Credit Cards for December 2022

Virtual credit cards allow you to keep your identity safe online by masking your personal details.

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Best Debit Cards for Kids and Teens in December 2022: GoHenry, BusyKid and More

Best Debit Cards for Kids and Teens in December 2022: GoHenry, BusyKid and More

Children and teenagers alike can get a head start on saving and good financial habits.

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How Long Should I Wait Between Credit Card Applications?

How Long Should I Wait Between Credit Card Applications?

Applying for too many credit cards in quick succession may hurt your credit score.

Best Credit Cards for TSA PreCheck and Global Entry for December 2022

Best Credit Cards for TSA PreCheck and Global Entry for December 2022

These travel credit cards can help you skip the long security lines at the airport.

Best Metal Credit Cards for December 2022

Best Metal Credit Cards for December 2022

If you prefer a metal credit card, these options have the best rewards and benefits.

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Here Are Mortgage Rates for Nov. 28, 2022: Rates Decrease

Here Are Mortgage Rates for Nov. 28, 2022: Rates Decrease

Some important mortgage rates tailed off over the last week, though rates are generally expected to rise this year. If you're shopping for a mortgage, see how your future mortgage payments could be affected by interest rate hikes.

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Mortgage Interest Rates for Dec. 1, 2022: Rates Decrease Sharply

Mortgage Interest Rates for Dec. 1, 2022: Rates Decrease Sharply

Some important mortgage rates declined this week, though rates are generally expected to rise this year. If you're in the market for a home loan, see how your payments might be affected by inflation.

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Mortgage Refinance Rates for Dec. 1, 2022: Rates Rapidly Fall

Mortgage Refinance Rates for Dec. 1, 2022: Rates Rapidly Fall

Multiple important refinance rates declined sharply this week. Though refinance rates change daily, experts expect rates to continue to climb.

Here Are Today's Mortgage Rates on Dec. 2, 2022: Rates Slip

Here Are Today's Mortgage Rates on Dec. 2, 2022: Rates Slip

Major mortgage rates fell a long way this week, though rates are generally expected to rise this year. The Fed's interest rate hikes are increasing costs for prospective homebuyers.

Mortgage Interest Rates for Nov. 30, 2022: Rates Tick Down

Mortgage Interest Rates for Nov. 30, 2022: Rates Tick Down

Some important mortgage rates moved down this week, though rates are generally expected to rise this year. If you're shopping for a mortgage, see how the Fed's interest rate hikes could affect you.

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Are You Required to Join Medicare at 65? What You Need to Know

Are You Required to Join Medicare at 65? What You Need to Know

Americans qualify for Medicare at age 65, but whether or not you must enroll depends on your work situation.

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Best Car Insurance Companies for December 2022

Best Car Insurance Companies for December 2022

Choosing the right auto insurer can save you hundreds of dollars per year.

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With Flight Cancellations on the Rise, Is Travel Insurance Worth the Cost?

With Flight Cancellations on the Rise, Is Travel Insurance Worth the Cost?

Flight prices are trending down, but the airline industry continues to be challenged by flight cancellations.

You Could Be Saving Hundreds on Your Homeowner's Insurance. Here's How

You Could Be Saving Hundreds on Your Homeowner's Insurance. Here's How

Want to lower your home insurance bill? Here are seven ways to do it.

Top Car Insurance Terms You Should Know

Top Car Insurance Terms You Should Know

From personal injury protection to gap coverage, insurance terms can be confusing.

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Student Loan Debt Relief Goes to the Supreme Court: What Happens Next?

Student Loan Debt Relief Goes to the Supreme Court: What Happens Next?

The highest court will decide the legality the White House student loan debt forgiveness plan, but not until next year.

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Student Loan Payment Pause Extended Again

Student Loan Payment Pause Extended Again

The White House has delayed reinstating payments and interest while President Biden's debt forgiveness plan faces legal challenges.

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You Can't Apply for Student Loan Debt Relief Right Now. Here's the Latest

You Can't Apply for Student Loan Debt Relief Right Now. Here's the Latest

Student loan debt forgiveness has been blocked and the application site is currently down.

Biden administration rolls out 'final extension' on student loan repayment pause

Biden administration rolls out 'final extension' on student loan repayment pause

The pause now ends Jan. 31, 2022.

Working Toward Public Service Loan Forgiveness? You Have a New Student Loan Servicer

Working Toward Public Service Loan Forgiveness? You Have a New Student Loan Servicer

If your account has not been transferred yet, it will be moved this summer.

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What We Learned From Ex-FTX Chief's First Live Interview Since Bankruptcy

What We Learned From Ex-FTX Chief's First Live Interview Since Bankruptcy

Ex-CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, who's come under fire over his crypto exchange's collapse, says he did not knowingly commit fraud.

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SBF Says He's Worth 'Close to Nothing' After FTX Crash

SBF Says He's Worth 'Close to Nothing' After FTX Crash

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of FTX, was worth approximately $16 billion at the start of November.

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The Fall of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried: A Timeline

The Fall of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried: A Timeline

Here's what is behind the massive collapse of the crypto exchange.

Best Bitcoin and Crypto Wallets for September 2022

Best Bitcoin and Crypto Wallets for September 2022

Your crypto wallet holds the keys to your coins and tokens, and it's how you'll buy and sell crypto. See our top picks for cold and hot crypto wallets.

Coinbase Says Apple Blocked App Update Over NFTs

Coinbase Says Apple Blocked App Update Over NFTs

The cryptocurrency exchange says it's "simply not possible" to meet a requirement to use Apple's In-App Purchase system when sending NFTs.

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How Much Should You Keep in a CD?

How Much Should You Keep in a CD?

You don't want to risk putting too much of your cash into a certificate of deposit.

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Don't Get Fooled by Zelle Scams: How They Work and How to Protect Yourself

Don't Get Fooled by Zelle Scams: How They Work and How to Protect Yourself

Zelle scams could end up costing Americans $255 million this year.

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Marcus by Goldman Sachs CD Rates for December 2022

Marcus by Goldman Sachs CD Rates for December 2022

The online banking arm of Goldman Sachs offers three types of high-yielding CDs, each with competitive rates and terms.

Will the Fed Raise Rates Again in December? What the Latest Inflation Data Tells Us

Will the Fed Raise Rates Again in December? What the Latest Inflation Data Tells Us

The Federal Reserve may finally slow its rate hike rollout in December.

What is Cash Stuffing? Breaking Down This Viral Gen Z TikTok Money Trend

What is Cash Stuffing? Breaking Down This Viral Gen Z TikTok Money Trend

I'm all in on this financial hack.

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I Bonds Beat Most Low-Risk Investments: How to Buy Them

I Bonds Beat Most Low-Risk Investments: How to Buy Them

The rate on Series I savings bonds makes them very attractive right now.

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Early Retirement Sounds Great, But It's Not for Everyone

Early Retirement Sounds Great, But It's Not for Everyone

These two former "FIRE" enthusiasts left the early retirement movement behind. Here's why.

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I Bonds' New Rate Isn't a Record, But They're Still a Great Investment

I Bonds' New Rate Isn't a Record, But They're Still a Great Investment

The new six-month inflation rate for Series I savings bonds remains strong.

It's Been a Wild Ride for the Stock Market. What's Next?

It's Been a Wild Ride for the Stock Market. What's Next?

The stock market is a hot mess right now, and experts have slightly different takes on what's around the bend.

Are You Missing a 401(k) Plan? How to Find and Convert Old Retirement Accounts

Are You Missing a 401(k) Plan? How to Find and Convert Old Retirement Accounts

If you've changed jobs and left a 401(k) behind, learn how to get your money back.

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Stimulus Payments 2022: Your State Could Still Owe You a Check

Stimulus Payments 2022: Your State Could Still Owe You a Check

South Carolina and Massachusetts are just two of the states issuing payments to taxpayers.

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10 Tax Changes That Could Affect the Size of Your Refund Next Year

10 Tax Changes That Could Affect the Size of Your Refund Next Year

With the child tax credit and several other tax breaks returning to normal, your refund may be a bit smaller.

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Tax Season 2022: What to Expect if You Made Money via PayPal, Cash App or Venmo This Year

Tax Season 2022: What to Expect if You Made Money via PayPal, Cash App or Venmo This Year

Expect a 1099-K for any earnings over $600 that came through digital payment apps.

California Inflation Relief Payments: When Will I Get My Check?

California Inflation Relief Payments: When Will I Get My Check?

Nearly 3.5 million taxpayers have already received their payments through direct deposit, according to the state Franchise Tax Board.

Missed the Deadline to Claim Your Child Tax Credit or Stimulus Money? Here's What to Do

Missed the Deadline to Claim Your Child Tax Credit or Stimulus Money? Here's What to Do

If you forgot to claim your child tax credit money or third stimulus check before Nov. 17, we'll explain what the next steps are.

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