Mortgage rates moved just a tiny bit higher, but apparently it was enough to dampen interest in refinances. That caused overall mortgage application volume to fall 5.3% last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. The average contract interest rate for 30-yearRead More →

Let me guess when it comes to your job search this year, you’ve spent most of your time setting up coffee dates, listening to career podcasts, reading articles upon articles and googling every job search question under the sun. On top of that, you’ve gotten so many, often unwarranted, suggestionsRead More →

Demand for hard currency, such as dollars or euros, is rising in Cuba. Efforts to end the nation’s dual currency system have prompted fear of instability, encouraging citizens to seek out potentially less volatile vehicles to store wealth in, weirdly enough, such as Bitcoin. The rising demand has made itRead More →

News from the Federal Housing Financing Authority provides the latest figures for the threshold for non-jumbo mortgages (or “conforming loans”) and the numbers show a significant increase yet again. For 2020, the limit will raise to $510,400 for most areas in the country and $765,600 for high cost of livingRead More →

We have about 20 working days before we close out the year, which gives you plenty of time to squeeze in some professional development—without spending a dime. Here are the 20 best (and free) ways to improve your career before the new decade begins: 1. Get your (career) story straightRead More →

In an increasingly competitive digital marketplace, hospice providers are embracing direct-to-consumer marketing tactics to include patients and families in their outreach. Among the drivers of this trend is the need to educate the public about the nature of hospice and palliative care. Most people in the United States have aRead More →