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How to legally hire your kids

Mar 23rd 2017 12:39PM By Troy Frisby, Buzz60 You may be concerned about the implications of hiring your child. If you’re hoping to help your kids learn a thing or two about the family business, there are guidelines out there to help you make sure you’re on the up and up. For one thing, the…

Refinance rates slide for Thursday

bbernard/Shutterstock Several key refinance rates decreased today. Nationwide averages for 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed refinances both ticked downwards. Meanwhile, the average rate on 10-year fixed refis also trended down. Compare refinancing rates in your area now. 30-year fixed refinance The average 30-year fixed-refinance rate is 4.01 percent, down 13 basis points since the same…

Mortgage rates dip for Thursday

wavebreakmedia/Shuttestock.com Multiple closely watched mortgage rates trended down today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both decreased. On the variable-mortgage side, the average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages also fell. Rates for mortgages are constantly changing, but they have remained in a historically low range for quite some time. If you’re…

Costco now delivers to your door

GOBankingRates Staff Mar 22nd 2017 3:23PM If you hate going to the grocery store, you’re not alone. Taking lead from retailers like Amazon and Google, Costco is now joining the growing number of grocery stores to team up with delivery services that bring fresh goods right to your door. Grocery delivery services are so popular,…

Starbucks says it will hire 15,000 more veterans after facing backlash for refugee hiring plan

Having recently hit its target of hiring 10,000 veterans, Starbucks just announced plans to hire 15,000 more. Starbucks announced at its annual shareholders’ meeting on Wednesday that it hit its initial goal of hiring 10,000 veterans and military spouses one year ahead of the company’s 2018 deadline. The coffee chain is aiming to accomplish its…

Mortgage rates move lower for Wednesday

wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock.com Several closely watched mortgage rates receded today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both decreased. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, or ARMs, the most popular type of variable rate mortgage, also decreased. Mortgage rates are in a constant state of flux, but they remain much lower overall than…