Mortgage rates hit lowest since September 2022 and this is how Girl Scouts will keep girls rolling in dough for the rest of their lives – beyond cookie sales

By Zoe Han

Best personal finance news on Thursday

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Mortgage rates to fall to lowest level since September 2022 — giving housing market ‘absolute need’

The average 30-year mortgage rate is 6.15%, Freddie Mac said in its latest weekly survey on Thursday. Read more

‘I have a $30K account’: I am 56 years old, divorced, unemployed and a mother of 4 grown children. I created $20K worth of products to bring to market . Should I use my savings?

‘The last 20-something years haven’t been too difficult’ Read more

Here’s how Girl Scouts will keep girls rolling in dough for the rest of their lives – beyond selling cookies

The Girl Scouts and Charles Schwab announce financial awards for wealth building, business, fraud awareness, budgeting and investing Read more

Some home builders are offering mortgage rates as low as 3%. This is what they do.

Homebuilders are playing it safe by offering mortgage rates as low as 3% on new homes to boost consumer demand. Read more

Households making $100K or more are cutting back on their spending. What’s going on?

Most American adults said their monthly expenses exceeded their monthly income in December, according to a report released this week. Read more

US housing starts to fall in 2022, as the country builds fewer homes

New U.S. home construction fell 1.4% in December, the Commerce Department said Thursday. Read More

Skilled workers should not miss out on good paying jobs because they don’t have immigration credentials

Companies that hire workers without degrees create a good workplace. Read more

Learn to set boundaries–they will help you reach your financial goals

Setting money boundaries can be uncomfortable, but it’s an empowering skill that can help protect you, your relationships and your finances. Read more

– Soe Han


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