Personal Finance

Even as markets shake, investors seek the riskiest corners

Apr 19, 2018

Even as stock markets struggle around the world, investors are continuing to pour money into funds that invest in stocks from China, Brazil and other emerging economies

Cell phones, biometrics fuel jump in bank account ownership

Apr 19, 2018

Roughly seven out of every 10 adults worldwide now has some form of a bank account, the World Bank said, fueled by the proliferation of cell phone-based bank accounts

Average US 30-year mortgage rate rose to 4.47 percent

Apr 19, 2018

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates climbed upward this week, slightly worsening affordability for homebuyers

When to ignore credit card advice

Apr 19, 2018

Credit card advice isn't one-size-fits-all, and in some cases generic tips could hurt more than help

Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

Apr 18, 2018

A dearth of homes for sale, rising prices and a recent climb in mortgage rates dim prospects for buyers this spring homebuying season

School shooting survivor calls for investment firm boycott

Apr 18, 2018

A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school is calling for a boycott of two of what he calls the biggest investors in gun manufacturers _ BlackRock and The Vanguard Group

GOP's regulatory fight goes to another level over car loans

Apr 18, 2018

The Republican-led Congress is poised to undo guidance a consumer protection agency issued five years ago to help ensure minority car buyers aren't charged higher interest rates.

Landing the right house in a tough market for homebuyers

Apr 18, 2018

Shoppers need nerve, savvy and preferably cash to survive this home-buying season

Review: Amazon brings fitting room home with Prime Wardrobe

Apr 18, 2018

Review: Amazon's Prime Wardrobe offers lots to choose from, but accessories may make the difference

Edmunds: How straight talk can land you a good deal

Apr 18, 2018

The difference between a good and a great deal may simply come down to a few things that you tell your salesperson in the days leading up to your purchase


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