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Phone scams using personal information t...

Cyber-Forensics.net Cybercrime Specialist Phone scams come in many forms. Fraudsters can impersonate tech support, charity organizers, health insurers, and family members at risk. it’s easy to see why phone scammers like to go online. Over the past 12 months, Americans have lost $29.8 billion to phone scams, with the average financial loss jumping 43%.” —Timothy […]

Daily mortgage rates end the week higher...

Mortgage rates finally continued their upward trend this week after taking a brief break. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate is now 4.643%, up 0.112 percentage points from last week’s closing rate. 30-year refinance rates are a bit higher at 4.732%, up 0.114 percentage points from a week ago. The last rate on a 30-year […]

11 female financial leaders share the be...

Money / Financial Planning Natalia Lavrenkova / iStock.com With a plethora of financial advice, it can be difficult to know what is actually good advice and what you can ignore. So, to find reliable advice, I spoke to women who work in the financial sector about the best advice they have personally received. Find out: […]

Will bank accounts start paying more int...

Image source: Getty Images Chances are they will. Here’s why. Key points Many savers earn minimal interest on their bank accounts. While we can’t expect rates to skyrocket overnight, they could climb this year. There’s a reason why having a savings account is so important. You need a safe place to store money you’ve set […]

What is a payday loan?

What is a payday loan? payday ready are generally short-term unsecured loans characterized by high interest rates that generally do not require a credit check. Although there is no exact and universal definition of the term, the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau indicates that this type of loan is usually $500 or less and is […]

Today’s Mortgage Rates Drop | February

Mortgage rates are starting the week lower across the board. Borrowers looking for a 30-year fixed-rate purchase loan can expect to see average interest rates of 4.396%, down 0.028 percentage points from Friday. The average rate for a 15-year fixed rate mortgage is 3.426% while the average rate for a 5/1 variable rate mortgage is […]

Don’t Miss These Amex Deals to Save Mone

Image source: Getty Images If you plan to use a credit card to pay for tax preparation and filing fees, you may be able to save some money. American Express cardholders can use Amex offers to get discounts when filing their taxes with popular tax preparation companies. Here’s what you need to know to keep […]

Former County CEO Named New Turlock City...

Turlock’s city manager carousel finally — and hopefully — came to a halt Tuesday night when the city council nominated former Stanislaus County CEO Reagan Wilson for the position in a split vote. It has been over a year since former City Manager Toby Wells was first placed on inquiry leave by Council in January […]

Indiana BMV sells people information in ...

INDIANAPOLIS — The CBS4 Consumer Investigations team is learning more about who the Bureau of Motor Vehicles sells motor vehicle data to. In November, CBS4 revealed that the BMV had earned more than $133 million selling personal information since 2011. Although a federal law known as the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act prevents the agency from […]

Money fuels race to take Texas House sea...

Aces for District 73 Texas House, 207th District Court, County Court No. 1 and Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace had the most campaign contributions and spending among residents in primary races March 1 Competitive Republicans. D73 Chamber/D25 Senate The Herald-Zeitung review indicated that Barron Casteel of New Braunfels and Carrie Isaac of Dripping Springs, […]

Former Pvt Bank manager arrested for fra...

Tribune press service Amritsar, January 7 Civil Lines police have charged a former private bank relationship manager with allegedly embezzling a huge sum of money from bank client accounts. The accused, identified as Veenus Sharma, was arrested by police after an investigation. Police carried out an investigation after a complaint was lodged by […]

Show me the money: credit card debt

(WHTM) – More than a third of Americans added personal debt over the past holiday, much of it on credit cards. If you have credit card debt, you need to spend less, and there are smart ways to do that. Credit card holders owe an average of more than $5,000 in debt on their cards. […]

What I Learned About Money Playing The S...

I played The Sims as a kid, and it taught me twisted lessons about money. I used the “rosebud” cheat code to make my Sims rich without working, and kept looking for the same cheat code in real life. Now that I am older, I realize that building wealth is not the same as the […]

Autism charity manager jailed after stea...

A former director of an autism charity has been jailed after discovering she used the organization’s funds for a private holiday. Dawn Franklin was discovered to have spent over £145,000 on company cards without authorization and a subsequent investigation showed she had made purchases for private holidays, electrical items, outings and tickets the concert. It […]

How much money you should keep in your s...

Bank / Savings Account Ridofranz/Getty Images/iStockphoto If you have the happy problem of trying to figure out where to keep money beyond what you need to pay your monthly expenses, you may not know what the right amount to keep in an account is. standard savings. Don’t worry or make any hasty decisions. Experts have […]

How to organize the wedding you want for...

This one is for all the lovebirds who got engaged over the holidays and are now planning a wedding with no event planning experience. Somehow, you are expected to create a day that is both traditional and modern. Well attended, but intimate. It’s about you as a couple, but shouldn’t be offensive to any of […]

Colorado fires: devastated Indian-Americ...

Video of the destruction to the home of Colorado resident Nilam Desai following the Marshall Fire on December 30, 2021. Photo courtesy of Desai/YouTube As the video rolls over the debris of a house that once echoed with joy and laughter, footsteps can be heard crushing the floor laden with broken bricks, concrete, wood, and […]

Mortgage Rates Today Continue To Rise | ...

The interest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage starts the week at 3.846 percent, up 0.039 percent over the weekend. Meanwhile, the rate on a 30-year refinance loan is approaching 4%, with an average of 3.988%. While rising rates may give some borrowers pause, those with good to excellent credit can still find competitive interest […]

Library Notes: Make Money Smart – Salisb

By Paul BirkheadRowan Public Library When a new year begins, one of the most popular resolutions is to take control of your personal finances. Budgeting, debt reduction, and investing can bring many benefits, even in the short term. It’s amazing that tackling this resolution could help other areas of life that may have gotten out […]

Don’t Make These 6 Money Mistakes In You

Are you wondering how to get started on the road to financial stability? As a former head of retirement at JPMorgan Asset Management, I have seen many paths to retirement and the critical steps – or missteps – that people have taken at every step of their investment journey. Here are six key financial mistakes […]

Stop tracking expenses and other financi...

When it comes to your money, sometimes doing nothing is the best thing to do. Financial to-do lists abound this time of year, and it’s always a good idea to check the rules about charitable giving or to set financial goals for the New Year. However, it’s just as important to know what to skip, […]

Personal Money Manager by Finder Venture...

Join over 350,000 Australians who use the Finder app to improve their finances. Your spending, your investments and your credit score – all in the palm of your hand and all for free! Featured on: Channel 7 News, Sunrise, News.com.au, Yahoo! Finance, The Today Show and New Money. The Finder app is packed with smart […]