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Mortgage rates for Monday, June 27

Mortgage rates are mixed today. The average rate on 30-year fixed mortgages fell, the average rate on 15-year mortgages rose and the average rate on 5/1 ARMs rose. While rates on mortgages change daily, overall, they are currently near historical lows. If you’re in the market to purchase or refinance, it’s a great time to…

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How you can profit from the Brexit drama

Mary Turner/Stringer/Getty Images Independence Day fireworks went off a little bit early and came from the most unlikely of sources: The United Kingdom. Defying prognosticators and the establishment, U.K. voters effectively said “enough already” to a decades-long march of globalization. In a sense, those voices are similar to many of those who have shouted support…

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Brexit may strain job markets in US, UK

Daniel Sorabi The impact of Brexit could strain job markets in the United Kingdom and the United States. It’s difficult to talk about specifics immediately after the British vote to exit the European Union, but the general reaction among economists and others is that the U.K. jobs market will be under pressure as foreign companies…

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Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces definitive plans for a second independence vote

Scotland’s First Prime Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, announced Saturday morning that she plans to take immediate steps to ensure that the country can remain a part of the European Union. While England and Wales voted narrowly to leave the EU in Thursday’s contentious Brexit referendum, Scotland voted emphatically, 62 to 38%, to remain. On Saturday, Sturgeon…

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One pot cilantro lime shrimp scampi

The Cookie Rookie Jun 25th 2016 10:00AM On those busy nights where all you want to do is eat semi healthy but not skimp on flavor, this Cilantro Lime Shrimp Scampi is for you. Did I mention it’s made in one pan and in minutes?! You won’t believe the ease of this recipe. You will…

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Easy Chinese tomato eggs

The Wanderlust Kitchen Jun 25th 2016 9:57AM Guys, we need to talk about tomato eggs. Yes, they are as simple as they sound. No, they don’t just taste like scrambled eggs and tomatoes. Confused yet? Let’s start from the beginning. I’m making good on my promise in the Chinese Potatoes recipe post to share yet…

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7 fun pool floats for your next pool party

Jun 25th 2016 8:00AM By: Prosecco & Plaid Make your sun soaked days by the pool or at the beach even more playful and bright with some of our favorite pool float picks, we’re fully committing to indulging our inner child. If you need us, we’ll be floating in the donut. 1. Donut Pool Float2.…

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How to protect your 401(k) from the Brexit fallout

After global markets fell on Friday driven by concerns over the United Kingdom’s vote to exit the European Union, investors are no doubt wondering how they can protect their portfolios, 401(k)s and other retirement accounts from further losses. For Mitch Goldberg, president of investment advisory firm ClientFirst Strategy, the message that he’s sending his clients…

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6 numbers that explain Brexit’s impact

As it became clear the U.K. would vote to leave the EU and chaos began to unfold in the global markets, it became hard to keep perspective about the impact of the move. Here are some key numbers to put into context what’s at stake as the U.K. transitions from EU membership to going it…