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Consumers With Graduate Degrees Have Higher Credit Scores

Consumers With Graduate Degrees Have Higher Credit Scores

Graduates with a MBA, law or pharmacy degree or even a Ph.D. tend to earn higher incomes and often produce a higher credit score.

Mortgage Rates Predicted to Rise Modestly in 2017

Mortgage Rates Predicted to Rise Modestly in 2017

Mortgage rates have risen steadily since the presidential election but have pulled back in recent weeks and are predicted to increase slightly this year.

Mortgage Rates Expected to Rise and Push Down Refinancing Levels

Mortgage Rates Expected to Rise and Push Down Refinancing Levels

Mortgage rates will continue their upward climb in 2017, but will dampen the enthusiasm for homeowners to refinance their mortgages into lower rates.

How to Make the Most of Your Mortgage in 2017

How to Make the Most of Your Mortgage in 2017

Whether you're buying a home or just trying to lower your monthly payment, all it takes is a little effort to get an ideal mortgage in the New Year.

Mortgage Rates Dipped At Year-End, But Buyers Shouldn't Get Too Excited

Mortgage Rates Dipped At Year-End, But Buyers Shouldn't Get Too Excited

The mortgage rate market seems to be taking a quick breather, before revving up again.

Federal Reserve Set to Raise Interest Rates: Consumers Face Higher Monthly Payments

Federal Reserve Set to Raise Interest Rates: Consumers Face Higher Monthly Payments

Stronger economic data such as lower unemployment will likely lead the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates at its meeting on Wednesday, the first hike since last December.

Interest Rates Likely to Rise Under Trump, Could Affect Confidence of Homebuyers

Interest Rates Likely to Rise Under Trump, Could Affect Confidence of Homebuyers

During the next four years under a Donald Trump administration, Interest rates should increase gradually, which could dampen growth in the housing industry, economists and housing experts predict.

Mortgage Rates Are Down Further, And You Can Continue to Thank Brexit

Mortgage Rates Are Down Further, And You Can Continue to Thank Brexit

The Brexit vote to detach the U.K. from the European Union has driven U.S. mortgage rates downward.

Brexit Gives Americans Opportunity to Lock In Low Mortgage Rates

Brexit Gives Americans Opportunity to Lock In Low Mortgage Rates

U.S. mortgage rates dipped in reaction to the outcome of the Brexit, vote as the 10-year Treasury plummeted to 1.56%, giving consumers an opportunity to take advantage of the decline.

Though the Fed Will Not Raise Rates in June, Homeowners Should Refinance Now

Though the Fed Will Not Raise Rates in June, Homeowners Should Refinance Now

The Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates during their June meeting due to the weak employment report, giving homeowners another opportunity to refinance.