Josh Boak AP Economics Writer Published 11:26 AM EDT Aug 2, 2019 Washington – U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July but still added a solid 164,000 jobs to an economy that appears poised to extend its decade-long expansion. The unemployment rate remained at 3.7% for a second straight month, the government said Friday. Average hourly earnings rose 3.2% from a … [Read more...] about U.S. adds a solid 164,000 jobs; unemployment rate stays 3.7%
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Figuring out the best interest rate for your mortgage can be tricky, but it's not impossible. Here’s a rundown of how it works. Daniel Bortz, provided by Published 3:30 am PDT, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 A Guide to Mortgage Interest Rates: Why They Go Down and Up, and What to Do 1 … [Read more...] about A Guide to Mortgage Interest Rates: Why They Go Down and Up, and What to Do
While your mortgage lender will have specific recommendations to ensure speediness, here are some general recommendations. Craig Donofrio, provided by Published 3:30 am PST, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Photo: Weekend Images Inc./iStock … [Read more...] about Top 10 Questions to Ask a Mortgage Lender: Do You Know Them All?
caption Buying a home as a millennial is possible with smart savings strategies. source Maskot/Getty Images Millennials are taking longer to save to buy a home thanks to a dip in affordability and a rise in student-loan debt. But buying a home as a millennial is possible – we talked to five millennial homeowners to find out how they did it. By adhering … [Read more...] about 5 millennials who became homeowners in their 20s share their best advice for buying your first house
Tanza Loudenback, provided by Published 1:49 pm PST, Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The US housing market is finally starting to cool off, but competition among buyers is still fierce in some cities. Those in the best position to buy a home typically have mortgage financing in place, a credit score above 680, and a down payment above … [Read more...] about The 15 American cities where competition to buy a home is fiercest right now