Saturday , 27 May 2017

Mortgage rates rise in aftermath of Trump election


The stock market has been streaking higher and the bond market has been headed in the opposite direction. When bond prices fall, their interest rates rise. “The downside of that is higher mortgage rates,” said Scott Stortz, broker/owner of Star Properties Inc., a residential real estate firm in Jackson. “It doesn’t necessarily surprise me that we are seeing this. I have seen this …

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10 Steps to Develop a Student Loans Repayment Plan


Student debt continues to rise among college grads. A recent report from The Institute for College Access & Success found that 68 percent of graduating seniors from the class of 2015 had student loans with an average debt balance of $30,100 – a 4 percent increase compared with the prior year. To tackle student debt, here are 10 steps for …

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Top 10 tips for buying the right new or used auto car in 2017


If you’re planning to buy a new or used car in 2017, take the time to do your research before heading to the dealer. Buying a car is typically the 2nd most expensive purchase anyone makes, next to buying a home. Making such a large financial decision in a weekend simply increases the chances you’ll be unhappy in the long …

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Car Insurance Shop


Sometimes car insurance premiums make sense. People living in places with more car crime or who have more expensive cars pay more, for example. But they’re far from the only thing insurers up your premium for. Insurers have gone as far as working out surgeons normally have more accidents where they were to blame than any other profession and building …

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My wife and I

My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met. Rodney Dangerfield

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