Monday, July 15, 2019
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Saturday, July 13, 2019
Friday, July 12, 2019
One simple action can help boost your credit score, according to a new report: A working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research released this month finds that even a simple nudge like opening an email can have a positive influence on financial behavior.
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
New bill slashes FHA mortgage insurance for first-time homebuyers | 2019-07-10 | HousingWire: The House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that slashes the cost of upfront mortgage insurance for first-time homebuyers using mortgages backed by the Federal Housing Administration. The Housing Financial Literacy Act of 2019, or H.R. 2162, stipulates that first-time homebuyers who complete a housing counseling program to learn about sustaining homeownership can get a 25-basis-point discount (0.25%) on their upfront mortgage insurance for an FHA loan. The Mortgage Bankers Association applauded the bill’s passage. "MBA has long advocated for increased access to housing counseling as . . .
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
How to consolidate student loans to save money and make one payment - Business Insider: Consolidating student loans streamlines your loans into a single monthly payment, and can potentially give you a lower interest rate.
Monday, July 8, 2019
25 Smart Buys For The Home That Will Save You a Ton Of Money: Sometimes the best way to save money is to spend a little more.
Sunday, July 7, 2019
Saturday, July 6, 2019
The Major Money Mistake I Almost Made – and Am So Grateful I Avoided -- The Motley Fool: Coming to my senses saved me thousands of dollars.
Friday, July 5, 2019
‘This doesn’t look like the best economy ever’: 40% of Americans say they still struggle to pay bills
‘This doesn’t look like the best economy ever’: 40% of Americans say they still struggle to pay bills: Despite the longest U.S. economic expansion on record, many sit on the edge of financial disaster.
Thursday, July 4, 2019
These apps charge people for the privilege of saving money - MarketWatch: The apps turn saving into a game, but do they instill better personal-finance habits?
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Top 20 happiest states in America: Hawaii, Wyoming, Alaska at the top: The overall well-being in the United States has been in steady decline since 2016, according to a research group.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Monday, July 1, 2019
5 things I wish I could tell my 20-year-old self about credit cards - Business Insider: I remember the day I received my first credit card. It was my third year of college, and I received a thick, white envelope in the mail.