World economies are likely to hike interest rates by the end of the year. Here's when to expect the changes.
Banks are competing for business, automakers are offering incentives, and the market is thawing for those with lower credit scores.
While housing prices are still dropping, mortgage rates are creeping up. How high will they go this year?
Gallup poll also reveals that 42% are worried that their own house will lose value.
China was supposed to restrain lending last year, but the numbers show huge loan blowouts.
The nation's efforts to curb economic growth might seem ill-timed, but ultimately they'll help the US market.
Why are the interest rates charged by credit cards higher than they've been in recent years?
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