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3 tax moves to make by Dec. 31

On top of holiday shopping, planning family trips, and everything else that comes with the holiday season, it's important to get a handle on your tax planning before December ends.

How To Get A Wells Fargo Credit Limit Increase

Requesting a credit limit increase from Wells Fargo can be as easy as calling the number on the back of your credit card and asking. But receiving an increase will depend on several factors, and doing everything you can to prepare before you ask can help improve your chances. Wells Fargo will likely review your […]

Here Are Today’s Mortgage Rates: November 24, 2022—Mortgage Rates Decline

The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage is 6.87% with an APR of 6.88%, according to Bankrate.com. The 15-year fixed mortgage has an average rate of 6.18% with an APR of 6.20%. On a 30-year jumbo mortgage, the average rate is 6.89% with an APR of 6.89%. The average rate on a 5/1 ARM […]

Why booking directly with airlines can be more expensive

Pandemic rebooking issues drove many air passengers to book directly with airlines instead of third-party travel sites. While ancillary fees have become a major part of airline revenue over the past 15 years, airlines have more recently ramped up efforts to drive revenue from add-on fees. Customers could end up paying more when booking directly with airlines because of the aggressive push toward extra upgrades, combined with seat selection and baggage fees. Online travel agencies such as Expedia and Kayak may help travelers save money because they offer better comparison shopping, which helps travelers choose the lowest overall cost, not just the lowest base cost.

5 gift-giving tips that won't break your budget

Are you working on your gift list but you also really need to stick to your budget?

PennyWise Host Teri Barr is talking with Christie Matherne, a Personal Finance Writer and Editor for WalletHub, to learn why a new survey shows many shoppers will spend thousands of dollars, despite not having the budget to support these big holiday purchases.

Christine also shares five tips to help you save money during the gift-giving season!

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How Much Cash Back Could You Get From Credit Cards In 2023?

Credit cards are so ubiquitous that almost every adult has at least one in their wallet at this very moment. But, if we’re being honest, a system of convenient payment isn’t the main draw of credit cards. For many, it’s the rewards potential that makes using a credit card more appealing than a simple debit […]

Current National Mortgage Rates: November 23, 2022—Rates Cool Off

Currently, the average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage is 6.88%, compared to 7.01% a week ago. For borrowers who want to pay off their home faster, the average rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage is 6.23%, down 0.06% from the previous week. If you’re thinking about refinancing to lock in a lower rate, compare […]