Personal finance

The Divorce Gap: Unique Retirement Issues for Women Over 50

The Divorce Gap: Unique Retirement Issues for Women Over 50

Going through a divorce is difficult for everyone involved, but the economic consequences almost always weigh the heaviest on the woman. According to a study by the Government Accountability Office (opens in a new tab)women over 50 who divorce will see their income drop by an average of 41%, compared to only 23% for men. …

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Fannie Mae is launching a pilot program to include on-time rent payments in credit reports.  Here's why it could be a game-changer for tenants.

Fannie Mae is launching a pilot program to include on-time rent payments in credit reports. Here’s why it could be a game-changer for tenants.

When tenants pay their rent on time, it does little to improve their credit rating, while landlords reap the benefits of better credit by making their mortgage payments. This unbalanced situation is beginning to evolve in favor of tenants. Fannie Mae FNMA, +0.47%, the government-backed mortgage giant, announced on Tuesday that it was launching a …

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5 Affordable Alternatives to Popular (But Expensive) Retirement Towns

As people approach retirement, they tend to dream of where they could spend their golden years. They might even spot a few spots in the works. However, when faced with the financial realities of what it would take each year to live in a popular retirement destination, these pleasant dreams sometimes crumble. Retire at any …

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Today's Mortgage and Refinance Rates: September 28, 2022 |  The prices keep going up

Today’s Mortgage and Refinance Rates: September 28, 2022 | The prices keep going up

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Mortgage rates have risen rapidly so far this week. As the Federal …

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Quicken CEO: Personal Finance is 'leaning into the cloud'

Quicken CEO: Personal Finance is ‘leaning into the cloud’

Unsurprisingly, personal finances are front and center as individuals and households grapple with soaring interest rates, soaring inflation, and losses in the bond and stock markets. As Quicken CEO Eric Dunn told Karen Webster of PYMNTS, banks have failed to give consumers a holistic view of their finances and money management over the long term. …

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Refinancing your student loans may get you a lower interest rate, but you'll lose access to Biden's forgiveness plan

Refinancing your student loans may get you a lower interest rate, but you’ll lose access to Biden’s forgiveness plan

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Only loans held by the federal government are eligible for Biden’s student …

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Good News: Personal Loan Interest Rates Plunge for 3- and 5-Year Loans

Good News: Personal Loan Interest Rates Plunge for 3- and 5-Year Loans

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. The latest personal loan interest rate trends …

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