Mortgage rates boosted US home sales 1.3% in August

Mortgage rates boosted US home sales 1.3% in August

US home sales rose 1.3% in August to the highest level in 17 months.

How to navigate new privacy features in Apple iPhone update

How to navigate new privacy features in Apple iPhone update

Apple's iOS 13 software update comes with plenty of privacy enhancements _ but you need to resist the urge to keep saying "yes.".

4 ways to cover college costs if financial aid isn't enough

4 ways to cover college costs if financial aid isn't enough

Before taking out student loans for unexpected college costs, exhaust options that don't have to be repaid - like crowdfunding, work and emergency aid programs.

Senator Brown urges DOE to forgive loans of ITT students

Senator Brown urges DOE to forgive loans of ITT students

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown joined two other U.S. senators in urging the Department of Education Secretary to provide automatic closed school loan discharges for former ITT Tech (ITT) student borrowers.  

What the Fed's rate cut means for you

What the Fed's rate cut means for you

The Fed has lowered its benchmark rate but impact on consumers may be muted.

Perdue recalls mislabeled chicken

Perdue recalls mislabeled chicken

Perdue Foods is recalling approximately 495 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Millennial Money: Is student loan refinancing right for you?

Millennial Money: Is student loan refinancing right for you?

Thinking of refinancing your student loans? Make sure you understand the pros and cons before deciding, and know how to make yourself look good to lenders.

Some flour recalled over E. coli concern

Some flour recalled over E. coli concern

General Mills has issued a nationwide recall of some five-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached All-Purpose Flour due to an E. coli concern. The recall applies only to Gold Medal Unbleached All-Purpose Flour with a better if used by date of September 6,

Liz Weston: The 6 biggest retirement mistakes, and 1 defense

Liz Weston: The 6 biggest retirement mistakes, and 1 defense

Getting professional advice can help you avoid the worst of these retirement blunders, and help ensure your money lasts as long as you do.

Survey of Valley gas prices as news of oil plant attack spreads

Survey of Valley gas prices as news of oil plant attack spreads

As news spread that an attack on a Saudi oil plant pushed crude prices higher, drivers in the Valley are wondering if they should fill up their gas tanks sooner rather than later.