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Mortgage rates have dipped below 7% — providing home buyers some much-needed relief

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to below 7% for the first time since March.

Jacob Zinkula   


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Allie Kelly   


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I'm 31 and my parents pay my mortgage — their help is a lifeline

After seven years I left my job to go freelance. I quickly realized I needed financial help and my …

Isabella Silvers   


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A millennial couple who grew their net worth from less than $100K to over $800K share the 'house-hacking' strategy that made it possible

A New Hampshire-based couple wants to retire by age 35 and become full-time parents. A house-hackin…

Jacob Zinkula   


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Meet a baby boomer who will never retire because she has terminal cancer and can't afford to live off $1,800 in monthly Social Security

Mary, 68, was planning on retiring no later than 2025. Now, she said she'll work until she dies.

Juliana Kaplan   


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The golden age of overemployment is over. Job jugglers are preparing for life with only one income.

Overemployed workers making six figures are preparing for life with only one job as remote roles be…

Jacob Zinkula   


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Lower interest rates could be coming soon. Here's what's at stake if they aren't.

Interest rate cuts could finally come this year. Economists explained the benefits of rate cuts and…

Madison Hoff,Ayelet Sheffey   


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A homebuyer who got a 2.75% mortgage rate this year broke down how he did it

Brian Sankey got a low interest rate using an assumable mortgage, which is helping him buy a larger…

Alcynna Lloyd   


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How the Canadian mortgage model could help unfreeze the housing market

Allowing people to keep cheap mortgage rates when they move home could boost listings and transacti…

Theron Mohamed   


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A boomer dad who's 6 months away from retirement has already started gifting his Gen X and millennial kids their inheritance

A 68-year-old boomer says he's passing his wealth down to his adult kids now when they need it most…

Kelsey Vlamis   


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Montana's housing crisis is a warning for older homeowners across the country

Older and retired Montanans are particularly hard hit by the state's severe housing crisis, as thei…

Eliza Relman   


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The exhausting new shopping trend that's breaking all of our brains

Between inflation and dynamic prices, American consumers are tired of not knowing what anything cos…

Emily Stewart   


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Americans are paying nearly as much interest on credit cards and other debt as they are on their mortgages

While homeowners could lock in a 3% mortgage for 30 years not long ago, other kinds of consumer deb…

Yuheng Zhan   


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Small apartments are in, and it's causing rents in new buildings to drop

However, the pace of new construction of single-family and multi-family homes has started to slow t…

Eliza Relman   


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Universal basic income has gone from utopian vision to economic reality. Here's what you need to know about UBI.

Universal basic income is quickly gaining traction, with several trials and some famous proponents …

Theron Mohamed   


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Russia is looking to rein in the country's property boom as it tries to cool an overheating economy

Russia's government has shelled out about half a trillion rubles since 2020 to fund a program that …

Jennifer Sor   


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The US cities where renters are struggling the most

Half of all US renters were cost-burdened in 2022, spending more than 30% of their income on rent a…

John Towfighi,Eliza Relman   


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My parents pay my bills ever since I moved back in with them at 25. When I get older, I plan to return the favor.

At 25, Nadeshiko Zhang lives with her parents to save money amid a tough housing market, improving …

Kaila Yu   


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Meet the boomers cashing in on the golden age of retirement

For a certain cohort of retirees, retirement has meant financial stability and peace of mind.

Juliana Kaplan   


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My parents struggled in blue-collar jobs. Paying off their mortgage and retiring them is my proudest achievement.

Simmy Dhillon's parents worked blue collar jobs to support the family. At age 27, Dhillon has now r…

Charissa Cheong