People trapped after tornado rolls through Mississippi

People trapped after tornado rolls through Mississippi   Jan 21 (Reuters) – Search and rescue teams early on Saturday looked for people trapped in their homes in southern Mississippi after a strong tornado touched down, the state’s emergency management agency said. The tornado rolled through and caused extensive damage in Hattiesburg and parts of Lamar…

Timeline: The women’s rights movement in the US

Timeline: The women’s rights movement in the US Historians describe two waves of feminism in history: the first in the 19th century, growing out of the anti-slavery movement, and the second, in the 1960s and 1970s. Women have made great strides – and suffered some setbacks – throughout history, but many of their gains were…

Mall sells for $100

Mall sells for $100 You can’t get much for $100 these days, but it turns out one of the things you can get is one of the biggest shopping malls in Pennsylvania. A hundred dollars was the final sale price of the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills. The Street reports that Wells Fargo actually bought the…

Trump halts FHA fee cut

Joe Raedle/Getty Images The Trump administration has suspended a cut in fees on FHA-insured mortgages that had been set to take effect this month. A reduction in the Federal Housing Administration’s annual mortgage insurance premium had been scheduled to take place Jan. 27. In one of the first acts of the Trump administration, the cut…

Today’s best credit cards in 11 categories

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How to prepare your money for a Trump presidency

After a volatile election, President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on Jan. 20. Consumers are divided over what this means for their finances — some are eager to bet big on American stocks, while others are considering hiding their cash under a mattress. To help you prepare…