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Focus Your Job Search on These Metro Markets

If you are stuck in a tough job market, then moving to where the jobs are is one of the best things you can do to improve your prospects. Here is the latest guide to the best and worst job markets....

 

Window Still Open to Buy or Refinance a Home

It’s still a good time to consider buying or refinancing a home if you missed the boat on low mortgage rates in recent years. The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate remains near a low of about 3.6%, which it first reached...

 

Good Time to Buy a Home, But Should You Rent Instead?

This summer may be one of the last opportunities to buy a home at exceptionally low mortgage rates, but in what cases should you decide to remain a renter? The decision is not as easy as it seemed some years ago...

 

Still a Good Time to Travel Abroad, Despite Risks

Despite the security risks, this will remain a good year to consider traveling abroad because a strong U.S. dollar is lowering travel costs in most countries. Canada and Mexico are good options close to home. And they are good examples of...

 

Bacon: The Latest Price Deals & Dangers in One Word

Bacon prices are headed lower, so stock up on the bacon if you dare. Heck, it’s a good time to go for the full country breakfast. Prices for milk, flour and mixes—think pancakes—have fallen as well. And throw in the eggs...

 

A New Window to Buy or Refinance a Home

Now is a good time to consider buying or refinancing a home if you missed the boat on low mortgage rates in recent years. The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate has fallen to less than 3.7% to start the year. That’s...

 

Four Things Money Managers Agree Upon

Maybe it should be five things, because the suggestions often start with: Keep it Simple. But four things cut across the lists of suggestions offered by most money managers and personal finance writers, according to a recent New York Times article...