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Anthony Fontana

Anthony originally attended Saginaw Valley State University to study secondary education. However, a change of heart in his second year as a Cardinal prompted him to shift his focus to writing. After three years of covering sports for SVSU and the Bay City Times, Anthony began his journey with Quicken Loans. When he isn’t writing for Zing! or the Quicken Loans Racing site, Anthony can be found chasing a little white ball around a local golf course or at the poker table in Greektown.

Average Mortgage Rates Decrease for Second Consecutive Week – Market Update

According to the Primary Mortgage Market Survey released by Freddie Mac, average mortgage rates decreased and hit a six-week low.

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Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge with Yahoo Sports Gives Back

Today, Quicken Loans announced the first phase of education and youth-focused charities receiving contributions as part of the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge. Check out the full list here!

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Initial Jobless Claims Decrease Most In 10 Years – Market Update

The week in which Easter falls may be at play in a stunning 32,000 drop to 300,000 in initial jobless claims. This is the largest drop in more than 10 years.

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Stocks Start Week Up, End Mostly Down After Friday Plunge – Market Update

Despite a good start to the week, stocks ended mostly down after the NASDAQ plunged 2.6% Friday and both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 fell nearly 1%.

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Didn’t Win a Billion? You Can Still Put Cash in Your Pocket

If your bracket in the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge with Yahoo Sports is out of the running for the $100,000, look on the bright side: Spring is officially here and baseball season has begun. It’s also the perfect time to purchase a home.

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Get to Know the Winners and Losers of the Final 16 College Basketball Teams

We’re getting down to the nitty-gritty. Since last week we saw a field of 16 teams get reduced to only four. To help you get to know each of the schools, both winners and losers, we’ve compiled a list of interesting facts which you can check out here!

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New Home Sales at Highest Level Since December 2010 – Market Update

Total new homes on the market increased slightly last month. At 189,000, they are at their highest level since December 2010.

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Stocks Fall Flat After Hot Start – Market Update

The S&P 500 hit a record high early Friday before fading and ending the day lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also closed in the red, wiping out a gain of more than 100 points from earlier in the day.

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Zero Perfect Brackets Remain After Wild Second Round

Thanks to a wild start to the men’s college basketball tournament that saw upset after upset, there are officially no perfect brackets remaining. That doesn’t mean the fun is over just yet. Twenty people will win $100,000 to put toward buying, refinancing or remodeling a home.

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Interested In Attending the College Basketball Tournament? It'll Cost You - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Interested in Attending the College Basketball Tournament? It’ll Cost You

If your favorite college basketball team was one of the four fighting for a chance to advance, would you pay to go to the game? Find out how much it could cost you here!

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