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It's 2023 and the Federal Reserve just announced a federal funds rate range increase of 0.25%. This is after seven rate increases in 2022. This increase brings the target funds rate range up to 4.5%-4.75%. This increase is smaller than some of the steep changes in 2022, but another increase …
As a frequent PayPal user, I wasn’t surprised to see a payment request on the app pop up. But when I read it, I knew something was wrong.In the message, a stranger asked me to send them $699 in order to get a “refund.” While I instantly recognized the request as a scam, I still...
After more than a year of overheated prices, the used-car market cooled by several degrees in December.The trend brings some relief to car buyers. But inventories have yet to reach pre-pandemic levels, and consumers still miss the buying power they had in 2019.While experts say this year’s u…
Best Universities compiled data from Team USA to identify the schools with the highest concentration of college athletes turned Olympians.
LED Lighting Supply compiled a list of the states that use the most commercial energy per building using data from the Building Performance Database from the Department of Energy.
When was the last time you wrote a check? Experian examined Federal Reserve data to see how cashless spending has evolved in recent years.
Experian examined data from the Census Bureau's Household Pulse Survey to evaluate which states struggled the most under rising household costs as the U.S. grapples with record inflation.
The Federal Reserve's rate increase might not have much of an effect on mortgage rates in the short term — but it could help to push them lower in the long term.
EDsmart cited 2020 Department of Education's College Scorecard data to review five factors to consider when evaluating online post-secondary schools.
Masterworks.io compiled a list of 10 unexpected luxury goods that are also used by investors as alternatives to traditional investments, according to sources such as Forbes and Harvard Business School.
Stacker ranked the 35 colleges with the highest median debt after graduation using Department of Education data.
In 2022, we got revenge. Revenge spending, revenge travel — we were determined to make up for time we lost amid the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. But the economy had other plans, and inflation and rising interest rates started to limit the fun. Over the past year: Buying and borrowing became more expensive. Inflation had...
Many new apartments aren't built new; they're converted from offices or warehouses. Calgary.com identified cities following this trend.
Rentlodex examined data from the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics to explain the current state of the U.S. rental market.
More details on the revised income-driven repayment plan surfaced recently, and the Biden administration aims to finalize changes to the new IDR plan, known as REPAYE, by the end of 2023.
NashvillesMLS examined data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency to see where home appreciation has grown the most over the last year.
Is your state house-rich? Portland Real Estate examined real estate data platform ATTOM's quarterly home equity report to see which states have the largest share of equity-rich homeowners in the third quarter of 2022.
Sixty million people live in multigenerational households. New Jersey Real Estate Network examined Census Bureau data to see which states have the highest rates of three or more generations living together.
To test the theory that small cities and towns are the safest places in America, MoneyGeek analyzed crime statistics by quantifying the cost of crime and ranking 660 small cities and towns nationwide and in every state.
Texas Real Estate Source used Census Bureau data to determine the U.S. metropolitan areas where construction companies are building the most homes.
Nashville MLS looked at the Census Bureau's Building Permits Survey to rank the top 20 metropolitan areas where construction is slowing the most.
Tips on how to save money, improve your credit score, pay down credit card debt, invest and battle high interest rates from the Chicago Treasurer.
TeacherCertification.com collected data on alternatives to teacher licensing tests and the states that allow those alternatives.
In 2022, 48% of Medicare beneficiaries were enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans instead of Original Medicare, and experts predict that number will be higher in 2023.Medicare Advantage plans are offered by private insurers and bundle Medicare benefits in a way many people find appealing — but they also limit care to network providers, often require...
ClickUp looks at how project managers use certain techniques to boost productivity and how people can apply them to their daily lives.
Ready to communicate with more confidence? Pyn compiled a list of six commonly used email techniques business professionals should drop for good.
Save more, spend less and pay off debt are popular New Year’s resolutions — and perhaps the ones most likely to fall by the wayside a few weeks into the year when reality sets in and expenses derail plans. But an early-in-the-year setback, like paying your health insurance deductible or the credit card bills after...
Welcome to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we answer your real-world money questions.This week’s episode starts with a conversation about how to do a no-spend month that will work for you.Then we pivot to this week’s money question from a listener’s text message:“Hi, NerdWallet. I have been binging your podcasts this weekend! Thank you for...