How interest rates have changed even as the Fed holds steady

[ad_1] Hinterhaus Productions | Digitalvision | Getty Images Savings accounts Higher rates mean that consumers have to pay more to service their debt, but it also means that banks pay higher rewards to savers. It’s one of the silver linings to the current rate environment, said Ted Rossman, chief credit card analyst at Bankrate. “There’s … Read more

Realtor rules just changed dramatically. Here’s what buyers and sellers can expect

[ad_1] So long, 6% commission. For decades, real estate commissions have been somewhat standardized, with most home sellers paying 5% to 6% commission to cover both the listing agent and the buyer’s agent. On Friday, everything changed. A landmark agreement from the National Assn. of Realtors paved the way for a new set of rules … Read more