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  • Why Rising Mortgage Rates May Trap You: Zillow CEO Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:59 AM ET

    Against the backdrop of increasing home prices and the prospect of much higher mortgage rates, it's a "great time" to sell, Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff tells CNBC.

  • How You Can Land the Right Travel Insurance Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 9:29 AM ET

    Summer travelers are being bombarded with offers from travel insurance providers. Here's how to know when a policy makes sense for you.

  • Rising Mortgage Rates Put Home Buyers in Hot Seat Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 8:54 AM ET

    Mortgage rates have jumped to their highest in a year, and house values are rising. Those who have waited to buy or refinance may find the time is right.

  • Financial Literacy Education Not Making the Grade Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 7:47 AM ET

    Despite a proliferation of games and apps, and efforts by schools to teach the subject, financial literacy declined between 2009 and 2012, a survey shows.

  • Behind the Rise in Home Prices? Wall Street Buyers Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 2:43 AM ET

    Large investment firms have spent billions over the last year buying homes in the U.S.'s most depressed markets, the NYT reports.

  • Millennials Make Most of Massive Inheritance Friday, 31 May 2013 | 12:46 PM ET

    Millennials are inheriting wealth at a greater rate than the two previous generations. The good news is they may be better suited to it than their parents or grandparents.

  • Refi Madness Is Finally Running Out of Steam Friday, 31 May 2013 | 7:48 AM ET

    Mortgage rates have been bouncing around since the Fed left the door open to early cuts in asset purchases. Here's why you may want to refinance now.

  • Four Questions to Ask Before Hurricane Season Hits Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 9:24 AM ET
    Workers board up windows to protect from hurricane winds.

    With a forecast for an "active" hurricane season, you may want to call to your insurance agent to make sure you're covered.

  • How to Tie the Knot on a Shoestring Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    After plummeting in the wake of the financial crisis, spending on nuptials resumed its rise in 2010, and is once again approaching the record set before the financial crisis.

  • In Tornado's Wake, Look For Insurance Rate Hikes Saturday, 25 May 2013 | 2:59 AM ET
    An aerial view of the devastation by a tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.

    The damage from the tornado that tore through Moore, Oklahoma may soon spread. Experts say homeowner insurance rates may rise.

  • Mortgage Relief Offered to Oklahoma Tornado Victims Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 12:42 PM ET
    Destroyed houses and other buildings in Moore, Okla.

    The Feds have granted a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures of homes with FHA mortgages in areas devastated by the Oklahoma tornado.

  • The $1 Million Retirement Nest Egg Myth Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Everyone's goal is to retire a millionaire, but too many personal finance headlines want to sell you on the idea that there's a surefire method for incubating the million dollar nest egg.

  • Knowing When You Should Invest With ETFs Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 1:50 PM ET

    Many financial advisors like ETFs, which offer low fees and trading ease, but ETFs are not perfect for all occasions.

  • US Mortgage Apps Fall in Latest Week as Rates Rise Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 6:52 AM ET
    Foreclosure prevention counseling fair

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week for the first time in more than a month as interest rates jumped, sapping demand for refinancing.

  • Recession, Kids, Put $117,000 Hit on Retirement Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 3:01 PM ET
    Out of the blue: a New Jersey home damaged by Superstorm Sandy

    For most of us, retirement planning involves dreaming. But a new survey shows that reality can intrude in unexpected and expensive ways.

  • Stuck: When Moms Can't Afford to Work Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 6:46 AM ET

    You might think that being a stay-at-home mom is a choice. In fact, many moms are staying at home with their kids because they can't afford to work.

  • Slow Growth Emboldens Fed to Stay the Course Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 1:47 PM ET

    The slowing growth in prices has further emboldened the Fed to maintain its bond buying.

  • Rich Retirees' Dilemma: Tough to Get a Mortgage Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 8:51 AM ET

    Retirees looking for a mortgage may find that even a pristine credit history and healthy retirement accounts are not enough.

  • Lower Rates Fuel Jump in US Mortgage Applications Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 7:25 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week, fueled by demand for refinancing as interest rates fell to the lowest level of the year.

  • The 10 Best States for Retirement Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:36 AM ET
    Nashville, Tennessee

    Whether you'd really consider retiring to North Dakota or West Virginia, this unconventional list will at least get you thinking about what you really need from a retirement spot.

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