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Prices are going up here's what inflation means to you

As the economy picks up in the wake of the pandemic, so will inflation. Here's how to prepare for rising costs. Read Article

Wed, 12 May 2021 15:35:15 PDT

Household debt climbs to $14.64 trillion, due to jump in mortgages and car loans

Total household debt balances rose by $85 billion in the first quarter, a 0.6% increase that brought the total level to $14.64 trillion. Read Article

Wed, 12 May 2021 11:00:04 PDT

Weekly mortgage refinance demand jumps on brief drop in rates

A brief drop in mortgage interest rates sent some borrowers rushing to their lenders to see if they could get any savings. Read Article

Wed, 12 May 2021 04:00:01 PDT

SoftBank-backed mortgage lender Better going public via $7.7 billion SPAC

Digital mortgage lender Better will make its market debut by merging with Aurora Acquisition Corp., valuing the company at $7.7 billion. Read Article

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:46:14 PDT

Californians could see new stimulus checks, renter assistance under this proposal. Here's who would qualify

A budget surplus in the Golden State could lead to more help for residents in the form of stimulus checks, renter assistance and utility payments. Read Article

Wed, 12 May 2021 10:41:06 PDT

Tour Faith Hill and Tim McGraw's $35 million private island

The Bahamian island Faith Hill and Tim McGraw spent years and many millions to develop is on the market for $35 million. Read Article

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:54:24 PDT

Homebuyers are the most pessimistic they've been in a decade thanks to tight supply, high prices

Sentiment among homebuyers fell to the lowest level in the 10-year history of a Fannie Mae survey, due to a housing shortage and soaring prices. Read Article

Fri, 07 May 2021 07:50:42 PDT

'It's very scary for renters right now': Housing assistance is becoming more widely available, but the federal eviction ban is at risk

Housing experts say a judge's overturning of the federal eviction moratorium puts tenants at risk just as rental assistance becomes more widely available. Read Article

Thu, 06 May 2021 11:31:13 PDT

A Roth IRA could help you buy a home. Here's what to know

Up to $10,000 in Roth IRA earnings can be withdrawn free of taxes and penalty, along with contributions, for a home purchase if you meet certain requirements. Read Article

Thu, 06 May 2021 09:14:16 PDT

National eviction ban remains in effect as government appeals ruling. Here's what renters need to know

The Department of Justice quickly moved to appeal a ruling this week that overturned the nationwide ban on evictions. What struggling renters need to know. Read Article

Thu, 06 May 2021 14:09:58 PDT