U.S. mortgage applications surge; 30-year rate below 4 percent: MBA


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U.S. mortgage applications surge; 30-year rate below 4 percent: MBA

NEW YORK – Applications for U.S. home mortgages surged by the most in more than six years last week as 30-year mortgage rates dropped below 4 percent for the first time since May 2013 on the back of falling U.S. government bond yields, data from an in…

5 Prime Target Groups for Identity Thieves

Identity theft can happen to anyone, but certain types of consumers — including children and the elderly — are especially tempting targets because they may not check their credit report regularly, and a scammer could go undetected for years. Here&#39…

Macedonia man pleads not guilty in US identity theft case

LAS VEGAS A Macedonia man pleaded not guilty Monday in federal court in Las Vegas to criminal charges alleging he sold counterfeit credit cards as part of worldwide cybercrime identity-theft organization known as Carder.su.

Obama to focus on cybersecurity issues next week

WASHINGTON Continuing the break with State of the Union tradition, President Barack Obama will spend most of the coming week previewing more of the proposals he will outline in the address, including on identity theft, electronic privacy and cybersec…

Make A Personal Finance Recovery

Staying financially responsible isn’t easy. Sometimes, things happen and you’re forced to overspend. Maybe the Christmas season was a lot The post Make A Personal Finance Recovery appeared first on iMoney.ph.

U.S. mortgage applications rise in latest week: MBA

NEW YORK – Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates dipped, an industry group said on Wednesday.

Hotel Wi-Fi exposes woman's passport, credit card numbers

A woman who received an anonymous warning after logging onto a Winnipeg hotel's Wi-Fi is afraid she may be a victim of identity theft.

Why You Should Fill Out the FAFSA

The average student loan debt hovers near $30,000, and graduating from college this deep in the red is a tough way to begin adult life. Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, a government form that streamlines the college financial a…

Where are they now? The most inspiring personal finance stories of 2014

We’ve taken a look back at 2014 and picked our top five most inspiring personal finance stories of the year.