Equifax’s credit score errors added $154 to Florida woman’s monthly car loan payment, lawsuit alleges and mortgage rates drop to lowest level since April as ‘high uncertainty’ creates volatility

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Equifax’s credit score errors added $154 to Florida woman’s monthly car loan payment, lawsuit alleges

The lawsuit against Equifax comes at a time of hot inflation and rising rates for car loans, credit cards and mortgages Read More

Mortgage rates drop to lowest level since April as ‘high uncertainty’ creates volatility

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.99% as of August 4, according to data released by Freddie Mac. That’s the lowest since April Read More

‘I’m thankful for the dollar store’: Parents are stressed out shopping for clothes during back-to-school season, and struggle with record-high inflation

Back-to-school shopping rattles parents as the cost of living soars. Read More

‘Lenders are very comfortable with this way of doing things’: We’re stuck with our credit-reporting system, despite errors and data breaches. Here’s why.

Given the credit agencies’ central role in our daily lives, credit reporting is a high-stakes operation. But alternative models aren’t ready to replace them. Read More

‘I’m stuck in a penny-pincher mindset’: My spouse and I bought a home, but he only wants to buy high-end items. How can we agree?

‘It may sound weird, but we feel overwhelmed by the prospect of spending our savings on the items we were actually saving towards.’ Read More

The fuel efficient 2023 Kia Seltos is sleek and refined with a hint of ruggedness

This subcompact SUV is well-equipped for the money, has a roomy interior and excellent safety scores Read More

How to find an LGBTQ-allied financial counselor or adviser

Personal finance can feel especially daunting to the LGBTQ+ community, which has faced exclusion and discrimination, and are often paid less. Read More

What are the best tax breaks for self-employed people?

Here’s how self-employed folks can cash in on three valuable federal income tax breaks. Read More

Fed’s Mary Daly says ‘I don’t feel the pain of inflation anymore’ — here’s the full context of her remarks

The San Francisco Fed president also said ‘we have to worry’ about those who can’t afford rising prices in an interview Wednesday. Here’s what she said in full. Read More

Peek Inside the Ritzy Real Estate of the Late Ivana Trump

Ivana Trump, the outsized personality and the first of Donald Trump’s three wives, died earlier this month at the age of 73. Read More

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