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    Rates for home loans jumped this week as financial markets and consumer sentiment remain choppy. The increase follows a slight reprieve last week, when mortgage rates fell below 5% for the first time in months. The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage averaged 5.22% for the week ending August 11, up from 4.99% in the previous week, according […]

    Prices have eased at the pump, and Democrats in the U.S. Senate have passed the Inflation Reduction Act, a piece of legislation that purportedly aims to moderate the high prices harming consumers’ pocketbooks. But average Americans are still pessimistic about their economic situation. That’s because while inflation has slowed slightly, thanks, in part to the […]

    Teri is off this week, so Chris Lay is filling in as the host and introducing this little dip into the archives from August, 2021:

    Host Teri Barr is talking with Jason Metz, Insurance Analyst from Forbes Advisor, to learn why insurance often isn't on the back to school list for college students.

    Jason has important details about insurance in case of an accident, theft or poor decision making while your student is away from home. He also shares a checklist to help you consider if you do -- or don't -- need to add any levels of protection; plus, explains a few types of insurance you may not have heard about until now. 

    Read more here: Insurance Checklist For College Students And Their Parents

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    COLUMBIA – Georgia-Pacific, one of the world’s leading makers of tissue, pulp, packaging and building products, today announced plans to expand operations in Clarendon County. The company is investing approximately $40 million into the project.

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    Personal finance can feel especially daunting to members of the LGBTQ+ community, who have faced exclusion and discrimination from their families and financial and government institutions. According to an analysis…

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