Personal Finance Daily: 5 travel hacks to beat the summer crowds and high prices and why 40-year mortgages is trending on Google

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No, you can’t get a 40-year mortgage. So why was that search trending on Google?

The bottom line: There is no new 40-year home-loan product. It was all a big misunderstanding, said Brian Rugg, chief credit officer at LoanDepot. Read More

‘My credit score fell by 150 points’: Is it any of Experian’s business how much money I charge on my credit cards?

‘I take great pride in my FICO score.’ Read More

How to use bond/CD ladders as the ultimate hedge to keep your money safe

A careful selection of maturities for U.S. Treasury securities and bank CDs can protect you against interest rate risk while safeguarding your cash. Read More

‘I’m flying first class most of the time’: 5 travel hacks to beat the summer crowds and high prices

Travel pro’s weigh in on credit-card points, snagging the best flights, and traveling with kids. Read More

Mortgage rates fall, ‘creating increased optimism’ among home buyers: Freddie Mac

The 30-year mortgage rate is averaging at 6.27%, Freddie Mac said in its latest weekly survey on Thursday. Read More

‘It’s a really isolating experience’: How to support your Muslim colleagues during Ramadan

Experts say organizations and managers bear the most responsibility, but Muslim workers should still know their rights in the workplace Read More

It looks like fun, and it is: Subaru has redesigned the Crosstrek for 2024

Already the automaker’s best-selling vehicle, the 2024 Subaru Crosstrek enters a completely new generation, and the changes are decidedly evolutionary. Read More

What’s the right amount to put into CDs? Here’s how to figure it out.

How much should you put into CDs? The answer depends on your financial situation, but here are a few ways to help you find that number. Read More


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