Tag: Personal finance

US average mortgage rates dip for 4th week; 30-year at 2.78%

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WASHINGTON — Mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week, undercut by worries that the surging delta coronavirus variant and the worsening pandemic in...

Small businesses lifted by return of summer tourists

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Small businesses in the U.S. that depend on tourism and vacationers say business is bouncing back, as Americans rebook postponed trips and spend freely...

Tax returns show Caitlyn Jenner’s income has fallen sharply

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Caitlyn Jenner's earnings have fallen precipitously in the last several years from a high of $2.5 million in 2016 when she...

Radio host Larry Elder files lawsuit over California ballot

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LOS ANGELES — Conservative talk radio host Larry Elder has filed a lawsuit challenging a decision by California election officials to block him from...

Married Indiana officers who accessed man’s assets suspended

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ELKHART, Ind. — A northern Indiana police officer has been demoted and suspended without pay after an investigation found that he and his wife,...

Biden pitches huge budget, says Dems will ‘get a lot done’

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden made a quick foray to the U.S. Capitol hunting support for his multitrillion-dollar agenda of infrastructure, health care and...

US 30-year mortgage rate falls for 3rd week to average 2.88%

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WASHINGTON — Mortgage rates were mixed this week. The benchmark 30-year loan fell for the third straight week amid lingering concerns over the recent...

Connecticut diocese files for bankruptcy amid abuse claims

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NORWICH, Conn. — A Roman Catholic diocese in Connecticut filed for federal bankruptcy protection on Thursday to resolve dozens of lawsuits alleging the abuse...

California pension fund agrees to $2.7 billion lawsuit deal

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LOS ANGELES — The nation’s largest public pension fund has agreed to pay up to $2.7 billion to refund policyholders hit with huge hikes...

Acclaim, fundraising spread unevenly among Black colleges

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ATLANTA — Two recent high-profile faculty appointments could be a fundraising and enrollment bonanza for Howard University, one of the nation’s most prestigious Black...