The key to avoiding high mortgage rates? Buy a house with cash.

The key to avoiding high mortgage rates? Buy a house with cash.

Partner Ron Brown Hydrick and the Struggle, in Arapahoe County, Colorado, was looking for a new primary residence that would be less expensive to maintain than the one he lived in. When he found a 3,000-square-foot townhouse he wanted to buy in September, the mortgage interest rate was significantly higher than they were a year … Read more

Private student loan interest rates for 5-year and 10-year loans rise

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The goal of Credible Operations, Inc. (NMLS number 1681276, hereinafter “Credible”) is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. We advertise products from our partner lenders, but all opinions are our own. The latest private student loan rates from the Credible Marketplace, updated weekly. (iStock) Average for the week … Read more

Private student loan interest rates for 5-year and 10-year loans rise

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The goal of Credible Operations, Inc. (NMLS number 1681276, hereinafter “Credible”) is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. We advertise products from our partner lenders, but all opinions are our own. The latest private student loan rates from the Credible Marketplace, updated weekly. (iStock) Average for the week … Read more

73% of borrowers plan to spend more on travel and dining out after student loan forgiveness

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Now, thanks to President Biden’s student debt forgiveness plan, federal student loan borrowers across the United States could see their balances reduced by up to $20,000.administration is awaiting the green light from a federal judge We’re actually going to start reducing balances, but applicants say they can expect good news in the coming weeks. The … Read more

These are the latest rates for refinancing student loans.And interest rates are falling for these types of borrowers

These are the latest rates for refinancing student loans.And interest rates are falling for these types of borrowers

Latest Student Loan Refinancing Rates Getty Images/iStockphoto For refinancing student loans to 10-year fixed-rate loans, the average interest rate for the week ending November 8 was 6.02%, up from 5.91% the week before. On the other hand, the interest rate for the 5-year floating rate loan was 2.95%. Data from Credible, a personal finance company … Read more

10 US cities with the most expensive first years of home ownership

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There are many factors leading to rising housing costs across the United States.For example, rising interest rates, Even remote workThe first year of home ownership, in particular, can be particularly expensive between down payments, closing costs, mortgage payments, homeowners insurance, and property taxes. New data from SmartAsset reveals typical first-year costs of home ownership in … Read more

Auto loan delinquencies increase as loan adjustment program ends

Few people worry about delinquent car loans in a strong job market

As inflation squeezes American budgets, a growing percentage of people take out auto loans and struggle to make their monthly payments. TransUnion, which tracks more than 81 million auto loans in the US, said Tuesday that the percentage of loans that are 60 days or more past due reached 1.65% in the third quarter. “Consumers … Read more

Good News: Personal Loan Rates on 5-Year Fixed-Rate Loans Plunge

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The goal of Credible Operations, Inc. (NMLS Number 1681276, hereinafter “Credible”) is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. We advertise products from our partner lenders, but all opinions are our own. The latest trends in personal loan interest rates from the Credible Marketplace, updated weekly. (iStock) Borrower with … Read more

Multi-Million Dollar Student Loan Refund Checks: Here’s What To Do If You Don’t Get The Benefits

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paper Millions of people have received student loan repayment checks thanks to the provisions of the CARES Act, but many are not eligible for debt relief. (iStock) Borrowers who made student loan payments during the COVID-19 pandemic are being sent refund checks as the White House student loan forgiveness program faces an ongoing legal battle. … Read more

Mortgage experts expect housing market to improve

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According to mortgage expert Rupert Goff, the housing market is set to improve with more opportunities for buyers. There’s no question that people still want to buy property, even though interest rates are rising, Goff told breakfast this morning. “People are coming back. There’s a baseline. New Zealanders want to buy property, so there’s always … Read more