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Personal Finance 2021-04-02T12:36:51Z

The average credit card interest rate by credit score and card

The average credit card interest rate in the US is 16.28%, according to the Federal Reserve, but you won't pay it unless you carry a balance.
Personal Finance 2021-04-01T14:04:16Z

The average mortgage closing costs, by state

Your mortgage's closing costs depend largely on the state where you're buying a home, and if you have to pay property taxes up front.
Personal Finance 2021-03-25T17:04:41Z

The average mortgage interest rate by state, credit score, year, and loan type

The average mortgage interest rate is 2.98% for a 30-year fixed mortgage, influenced by the overall economy, your credit score, and loan type.
Personal Finance 2021-03-08T14:33:20Z

Interactive Brokers review: Securities, research, and global investing options for active traders

Interactive Brokers offers global trading opportunities, $0 commissions and low-cost investing options for frequent and infrequent traders.
Personal Finance 2021-03-02T14:23:37Z

The average savings account interest rate

The average savings account interest rate mainly depends on what type of account you have. A high-yield savings account can help you beat the average.
Personal Finance 2021-03-01T21:01:52Z

The average 401(k) balance by age, income level, gender, and industry

Your age, gender, and occupation all influence how much you have saved for retirement — see how your account value compares.
Personal Finance 2021-02-08T21:03:30Z

How much the average homeowner pays for insurance in the US, by state and home value

The value of your home, where you live, and the coverage level you choose can all impact your homeowners insurance cost.
Personal Finance 2021-02-05T19:57:23Z

The average cost of renters insurance

The average cost of renter's insurance is about $15 per month, but how much renters insurance could cost varies by your location and coverage amount.
Personal Finance 2021-02-04T20:32:44Z

The average life insurance rate by age, sex, and coverage type

The average cost of a life insurance policy is between $40 and $55 per month, but costs vary based on insurance type and your health history.
Personal Finance 2021-01-20T21:00:36Z

The average bank interest rates for savings accounts, CDs, money market accounts, and loans

Here's your guide to the average bank interest rates offered by institutions for all types of accounts right now, from savings accounts to loans.
Personal Finance 2020-12-16T20:04:03Z

The average credit score by age, state, and year

According to Experian data, the average credit score in the US falls into the "good" category, and it's been steadily increasing over the years.
Personal Finance 2020-12-08T16:22:17Z

Here's the average auto loan interest rate by credit score, loan term, and lender

Auto loan interest rates depend mainly on your credit score, but buying used and not shopping around could raise your cost to borrow.
Personal Finance 2020-12-07T21:49:38Z

The average money market interest rate

The average money market interest rate is under 0.1% in December 2020. But your rate will differ depending on your bank and balance.
Personal Finance 2020-12-02T16:22:21Z

I opened a 401(k) to start saving for retirement at 26, and it was a huge mistake for 3 reasons

I didn't realize at the time that you don't have to save for retirement in a 401(k). You can also use an IRA, and that would have been better for me.
Personal Finance 2020-11-24T17:51:00Z

My fiancé and I refuse to get a joint credit card once we're married, and we're convinced it will make our lives easier

We won't get a joint credit card or add each other as authorized users after we're married, even though our family and experts say we should.
Personal Finance 2020-11-18T18:19:00Z

The Capital One Walmart Rewards Mastercard isn't your typical store credit card, and it's now offering a $50 sign-up bonus for a very short time

The Capital One Walmart Rewards Mastercard has a limited-time sign-up bonus and offers good cash back for a store credit card, with no annual fee.
Personal Finance 2020-10-08T20:38:00Z

The average personal loan interest rate by state, lender, and credit score

The average personal loan interest rate is 9.34%, a five-year low. Keep in mind where you live, your credit score, and more can influence your rate.
Personal Finance 2020-09-28T20:20:12Z

The average amount Americans pay in federal income taxes, by income level

The average federal income tax payment in 2018 was $15,322, according to IRS data. But most Americans paid less since taxes are based on income.
Personal Finance 2020-09-17T16:16:00Z

The average HELOC interest rate by loan type, credit score, and state

The average HELOC interest rate is 4.29%. But, as HELOCs often have variable interest rates, the actual interest rate you'll pay could change.
Personal Finance 2020-09-11T14:41:00Z

Naming a minor child as your life insurance beneficiary has some serious drawbacks, but there are 3 good alternatives

It is better to name an adult guardian, UTMA, or a trust rather than your minor child as your life insurance beneficiary. It avoids legal problems.
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