The best student credit cards: Top 3 picks

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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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Refinance rates tick higher for Thursday

bbernard/Shutterstock Several closely watched refinance rates trended upward today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed refinances both ticked up. The average rate on 10-year fixed refis, meanwhile, also floated higher. RATE SEARCH: Compare refinancing rates in your area now. 30-year fixed refinance The average 30-year fixed-refinance rate is 4.01 percent, up 3…

Fed: Wages and worker shortages are growing

Jennifer Boggs/Amy Paliwoda/Getty Images A report of data prepared for the Federal Reserve’s policy-setting meeting which begins at the end of this month suggests the U.S. economy is on a steady path, with prospects for further improvement. The Fed’s Beige Book shows that economic growth has been expanding at a modest pace across the Fed’s dozen districts. The…

Fiat Chrysler under investigation for Clean Air Act violations

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of many vehicles in violation of the Clean Air Act. Photo courtesy of Jeep The Environmental Protection Agency recently notified Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and its U.S. division that it violated the Clean Air Act by installing undisclosed engine management software in several passenger vehicles powered by diesel engines. The…

Refinance rates move higher for Tuesday

bbernard/Shutterstock Several closely watched refinance rates climbed up today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed refinances both climbed. The average rate on 10-year fixed refis, meanwhile, also floated higher. RATE SEARCH: Compare refinancing rates in your area now. 30-year fixed refinance The average 30-year fixed-refinance rate is 4.08 percent, up 4 basis…

The best hotel credit cards: Top picks

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The best balance transfer credit cards

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