Buying real estate in Manhattan is like nowhere else in the country -- it's competitive, and in short supply. So, when you make the decision that you'd like to buy a home here, make sure you are well prepared to be a shrewd player in this crazy market.
Those brave enough to predict think that tomorrow's jobs report will show a net gain of 188,000 payroll jobs (compared with 292,000 in December) and an unchanged 5.0 percent unemployment rate.
Consumers seeking relief from high-interest credit card debt sometimes turn to balance-transfer offers to capitalize on an introductory 0 percent deal. Refinancing can be a smart cost-saving move, but it probably won't go very far in helping your credit score.
Whether or not he secures the nomination and ultimately the White House, my hope is that the longer Bernie Sanders remains front and center on the American political scene, the more likely it is that his ideas will influence the path Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve choose to take.
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In general, it's a good rule of thumb to pay off the debt that carries the highest interest rate. The higher the rate, the more it's costing you over time.
When you're whittling away at credit card debt, a high interest rate can make it seem like the balance barely budges from month to month. Balance transfer credit cards offer a solution, but not all of these cards are the same.
Going forward, Congress cannot afford to continue to hand out tax benefits without offsetting revenues and to increase discretionary spending across the board. These practices will drive up the U.S. government's debt to levels that crowd out private borrowing and limit valuable social programs.
As 2015 comes to a close, it's the best time to reflect on the passing year and take a second look at established plans for 2016. Does the forecast fo...
For sage investors, if this policy stance is ever publicly announced, it means that at least the intention is there to make substantive change. Anything less is a clarion call for more of the status quo.
Small business owners like me don't want guesses. We want certainty. So I'm not going to make predictions for next year. I'm going to list 6 things that are definitely, absolutely, guaranteed going to happen next year.
How will a Fed interest rate rise affect the job market? As with most things in the macroeconomy, it's complicated.
While soft spots remain in the job market and we are not at full employment, we are clearly on that path, as payrolls have settled into a steady growth groove, slightly north of 200,000 per month.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen all but confirmed the Fed was ready to raise interest rates in December.
The nation's employers added 271,000 jobs in October, and the unemployment rate ticked down slightly to 5 percent in a solid report on labor market conditions. Wages grew 2.5 percent over the past year, their strongest yearly performance since the recession officially ended in June 2009.