After huge news in Detroit, we decided to go international for This Week in Financial Blunders. Read this week’s edition to see what made the cut.
After months of press Detroit has been given the okay to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, the largest bankruptcy settlement ever for an American city. See what the future holds for the city of Detroit.
With Black Friday approaching in the midst of holiday shopping, many are still choosing between an Xbox One or a PlayStation 4. Which one is best for you? Read our breakdown of the two new consoles to spare some cash around the holidays.
Like a cold breeze running up your spine on a brisk November day, financial blunders are hard not to notice. You try to ignore them like an impending winter, but they’re going to happen either way. Let’s take a look at what This Week in Financial Blunders has in store for us.
The biggest financial blunder one can do in their personal life is typically junk food-related. That late night fast food run, pizza order or tub of ice cream always sounds like a great idea at the time, but it ends up thinning out the wallet and plumping your waist line. That’s why, in this edition of This Week in Financial Blunders, we focus on business struggle in the world of junk food.
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Finding new and interesting stories for This Week in Financial Blunders has been a bit of a challenge over the past week or so. Why’s that? Well it’s because the only thing being covered on American news outlets has been the government shutdown, and rightfully so. It’s one of the biggest, if not the biggest, stories of the year and it has potential to affect the entire global economy. That’s why this week’s stories of monetary mishaps are all caused by the shutdown. The phrase “read ‘em and weep” has never rung so true.
It’s been a long summer break since we’ve had a new Know Your Mortgage blog, so it’s probably time we get back in session. Don’t fret – just like school, a blog about mortgages can be fun. Mortgages even come with their own version of a report card. That might scare you away, but the mortgage equivalent of a report card, or the HUD-1, shouldn’t. It’s a helpful tool to show what you owe at closing and it’s this week’s topic.
The Fed holding off on tapering is doing wonders for the mortgage rate market! Read this week’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey to see how far the rates have fallen in two weeks.
The Fed’s announced they will not taper bond purchases yesterday, and mortgage rates fell quickly. The Primary Mortgage Market Survey shows how much they fell.