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Updated: August 25, 2021 As of today, August 25, 2021, the benchmark 30-Year Fixed mortgage rate is 3.04%, FHA 30-Year Fixed is 2.82%, Jumbo 30-Year Fixed is 3.13%; 15-Year Fixed is 2.32%, and 5/1 ARM is 2.17%. These rates are not the teaser rates you may see advertised online and based on our methodology should
Each year, roughly 800,000 couples get divorced in the United States. More often than not, divorce is time-intensive and emotionally draining, and divorce proceedings can last upwards of a year, with the total cost averaging $12,900. While you don’t have to have a lawyer to get divorced, the process is legally complicated, and being without
Part of the rosy picture associated with retirement is the thrill of kissing that monthly mortgage payment good-bye—on the presumption you’ll have paid it off by then. Lately, there has been a shift in thinking that has seen many financial planners suggest that retirees continue to carry a mortgage into and throughout retirement. Reinvest the
Asset management giant BlackRock (NASDAQ: BLK) announced on August 4 that it had partnered with Coinbase Global (NASDAQ: COIN). The partnership is limited to bitcoin and will allow the firm’s institutional clients to have access to crypto trading, custody, prime brokerage, and reporting via Coinbase Prime. The clients will also be able to manage their bitcoin
What Is a Fiduciary Duty? Fiduciary duty refers to the relationship between a fiduciary and the principal or beneficiary on whose behalf the fiduciary acts. The fiduciary accepts legal responsibility for duties of care, loyalty, good faith, confidentiality, and more when serving the best interests of a beneficiary. Strict care must be taken to ensure
Although high outstanding student loan debt has been a problem for years, only relatively recently has the idea of simply annulling that debt begun to garner mainstream support. Internet searches for “student loan forgiveness” and “student loan cancellation” have spiked since the beginning of 2021, and it’s easy to understand why. Americans collectively owe $1.7