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Personal Finance 2021-04-13T10:00:00Z

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: April 13, 2021 | Rates go down

Mortgage and refinance rates are lower today than they were last Tuesday. Most rates have gone up since last month, though.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T21:27:53Z

The best banks and credit unions in California for 2021

The best banks in California are all federally insured and have a wide range of products, such as bank accounts, loans, and investment accounts.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T21:19:04Z

Best Egg review: Low personal loan rates for borrowers with good credit scores

Best Egg is a personal loan provider with low rates for borrowers with good credit scores. You may also qualify for a loan with a fair credit score.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T21:08:26Z

The 9 best free business checking accounts

The best free business checking accounts have low minimum opening deposits and lenient limits on how many transactions you can make each month.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T20:36:33Z

The 5 best prepaid debit cards of 2021

The best prepaid debit cards are relatively affordable and have extra perks, like budgeting features or cash back.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T19:46:48Z

The best credit card bonuses and deals this week include huge welcome offers on the Amex Business Platinum and a brand-new airline credit card

You can earn up to 100,000 American Express Membership Rewards points or airline miles with these new bonuses, and both cards come with big benefits.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T17:53:03Z

Hope Credit Union review: Black-owned credit union with high rates and low fees

Hope Credit Union is a Black-owned credit union in the South. There are no monthly service fees for several accounts, and it pays competitive rates.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T17:11:16Z

Mortgage rates this week: April 12, 2021 | Rates trend downward

Mortgage and refinance rates have decreased this week, and rates will probably remain low for a while.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T15:55:15Z

Today's 15-year mortgage rates: April 12, 2021

The 15-year fixed mortgage rates are lower than what you'll pay on longer terms — but your monthly payments will be higher.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T15:53:10Z

Today's 30-year mortgage rates: April 12, 2021

The 30-year mortgage rates are low, and you can secure a great rate with a big down payment, high credit score, and low debt-to-income ratio.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T15:06:05Z

I'm a financial planner, and there are 3 things I always tell clients before buying a vacation home

Did you know a second-home mortgage is harder to get than a mortgage on a primary residence? It's something to consider before buying a vacation home.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T10:00:00Z

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: April 12, 2021 | Rates drop

Mortgage rates and refinance rates have decreased since last week, but most rates have increased since this time last month.
Personal Finance 2021-04-11T13:38:00Z

After 10 years saving to buy a home in LA, I had to face facts: My only option was to leave

Giving up on the California Dream finally freed her to pursue a more meaningful one: homeownership — in another state.
Personal Finance 2021-04-11T13:15:00Z

How to build a 'walk-away fund' that can set you free from a toxic job

To build your own walk-away fund, figure out how much money you need, set up a separate savings account for your fund, and automate your savings.
Personal Finance 2021-04-11T10:00:00Z

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: April 11, 2021 | Rates fall

Mortgage and refinance rates are low overall today. You may want to lock in a low rate with a fixed-rate mortgage.
Personal Finance 2021-04-10T13:15:00Z

A financial planner has 2 simple formulas to figure out how much house you can afford

A financial planner recommends multiplying your gross annual salary by three or five to find out how much home you can really afford to buy.
Personal Finance 2021-04-10T12:16:00Z

I never used to think much about my savings account, but reading 'Broke Millennial' convinced me that was an expensive mistake

After reading "Broke Millennial" by Erin Lowry, she moved her savings to an online bank to earn far more in interest.
Personal Finance 2021-04-10T10:00:00Z

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: April 10, 2021 | Rates stay low

Mortgage and refinance rates are low today, and they will probably stay low for a while. You'll probably want a fixed rate, not an adjustable rate.
Personal Finance 2021-04-09T20:57:46Z

Betterment Checking review: Reimburses 100% of ATM and foreign transaction fees, at no monthly cost

Betterment Checking reimburses 100% of your ATM fees and foreign transaction fees, and you won't pay a monthly service charge.
Personal Finance 2021-04-09T20:31:07Z

Chase Pay Yourself Back gives you up to 50% more value when you redeem points for groceries, dining, home improvement, and more — here's how it works

Chase Sapphire Preferred, Reserve, and Ink Business Preferred cardholders get an extra good deal using points toward purchases in select categories.
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