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There is no economic news slated for today, however, it will be an extremely busy week of releases. Some of the key releases include the minutes of the last FOMC meeting, Thursday’s Senate hearing include the minutes of the last FOMC meeting, Thursday’s Senate hearing on Obama’s Federal Reserve Board nominees, June’s Consumer Price index, Producer Price Index, Philly Fed business index, and this week’s Treasury auctions.
Another guest post from Kevin at 20smoney.com about how to achieve financial freedom by finding alternate income streams.
Mortgages this morning are fairly flat. There isn’t much in terms of economic releases scheduled for today, except for the monthly report on investories for U.S. wholesalers which should be a non-event. The big focus next week be on the kick-off of the Q1 earnings season along with the Treasury auctions.
Today Michigan, one of five states recently approved to receive federal assistance for struggling homeowners, announced they will begin implementing the nation’s first Helping Hardest Hit program. Funds should be available as early as next week.
The 30-year fixed mortgage rate has hit another record low for the third week in a row according to Freddie Mac.
A guest post from Jason (www.frugaldad.com) discussing moral and other dilemmas related to the idea of walking away from your mortgage.
Treasuries are down again this morning following the unemployment report which showed that intial claims for unemployment benefits fell last week. The government is also planning on announcing the size of their note and bond auctions for next week.
Record-breaking temperatures are sweeping the nation, but don’t break records with your electric bill! Check out these 7 cool tips for hot energy savings.
VA loans have many advantages, especially for diabled veterans. Here are the top two tips that every disabled veteran should know before applying for a VA loan.