Personal Finance Daily: Mortgage rates jump to highest level since April, and how does the IRS ‘wash sale’ rule work?
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My girlfriend says I should tip waitstaff at restaurants. I say they’re just doing their job, like construction workers and fast-food employees. Who’s right?
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My father died and his girlfriend stopped paying the mortgage. She wants her son to swoop in — and buy the house in foreclosure
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Mortgage rates jump to highest level since April — and inflation concerns could push them higher
The recent upswing in mortgage rates is expected to continue, so long as the markets are assuming that high inflation isn’t going anywhere. Read More
You can now get a plug-in hybrid Ford Escape
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It’s possible to travel without a credit card–here are your options
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How does the IRS ‘wash sale’ rule work — and does it apply to cryptocurrency losses?
As the end of the year approaches, some investors will turn to tax-loss harvesting. Here’s what you need to know first about the ‘wash sale’ rule. Read More
As Port of Los Angeles goes 24/7, brace for shortages of bikes, toys — and more –this holiday season
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‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Star Nene Leakes Lists Georgia Mansion for $4M
Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Nene Leakes is letting go of her Duluth, GA, home. The country club property, which she dubbed “Casa Leakes,” is available for $4 million. Read More