Shopping on Black Friday seems like good financial sense, but here are four reasons why you shouldn't.
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Shopping on Black Friday seems like good financial sense — there are some amazing deals. But here are four reasons why you might want to skip the shopping malls and hang with your family on... Read more »
If you’re considering refinancing your mortgage, you’re likely to be looking for the lowest possible mortgage refinance rate. Here are 12 ways to ensure you lock in the lowest refinance... Read more »
Whether you're planning on camping out on Black Friday, getting a pedicure at a local salon for Small Business Saturday or shopping in your jammies for Cyber Monday, we've got you covered. Read more »
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Homebuyers have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season; including mortgage rates, the federal reserve, jobs, home prices and homeowner equity. Read more »
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Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actress Blake Lively shared with Martha Stewart how her family values inform her financial decisions. Read more »
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The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting... Read more »
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