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How Rising Mortgage Rates Are Affecting the Housing Market

This makes it a good time to be a seller — assuming you don’t need to buy. Christopher J. Waller, a governor at the Fed, is living this out.“I sold […]







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What a Federal Reserve Rate Increase Means for You

Though the typical car payment has reached its highest levels since 2012, any Fed increase isn’t expected to make a meaningful difference — at least not yet.“Car loan rates will […]




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Mortgage Bills Are Coming Again. $10 Billion in Aid May Arrive First.

“It all comes out of savings, and that is kind of dwindling,” she said.Each program sets its own rules, including how long it provides aid, the amount per household and […]







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Always Pay the Rent? It May Help Your Mortgage Application.

“While credit history is a key element in evaluating a borrower’s ability to make a mortgage payment, building credit in the United States is not an equitable endeavor,” said Hugh […]







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How to Cope With the End of Unemployment Insurance and Other Covid Safety Nets

Usually, these plans can offer only a limited grace period to use money that you didn’t spend during the regular 12-month period. If you don’t use the money, you forfeit […]




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The Coronavirus Pandemic Safety Net Is Coming Apart. Now What?

Distressed homeowners with loans owned by private banks or investors should contact their mortgage servicer to see what options they’re offering — some of them have followed a framework similar […]