Finance Forex

Obamacare helps people make mortgage payments and rent, study concludes

iStockphoto Personal household belongings on this sidewalk are remnants of an eviction. The passage of the 2010 Affordable Care Act provided many more Americans access to health insurance, but Obamacare’s legacy goes beyond medicine. According to new research, greater access to health insurance also leads to a significant reduction in Americans becoming delinquent on […]

Finance Forex

Kevin O’Leary says you need to have all your debts paid off by age 45 — including your mortgage

“Shark Tank” star Kevin O’Leary knows how startup businesses succeed — or fail. Most businesses make it past that crucial first year by finding investors while controlling costs tooth and nail. If only retirement investment advice had that same approach. “If you want to find financial freedom, you need to retire all debt — and […]

Finance Forex

Mortgage rates rise for first time in 2019 but are expected to fall from here

iStockphoto This won’t last and neither will higher mortgage rates, forecasts indicate. Rates for home loans ticked up slightly, but look set to fall in the coming weeks as investors gird for a slower-growth economy. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.46% in the January 31 week, mortgage guarantor Freddie Mac said Thursday. That was […]