US mortgage applications rise in latest week: MBA

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Applications for US home mortgages rose last week as both purchase and refinancing applications jumped, an industry group said on Wednesday. The Mortgage Bankers Association said its seasonally adjusted index of mortgage application activity, which includes both refinancing and home purchase demand, rose 7.9 percent in the week ended Sept. 12….

Refinance Your Loan Before Current Mortgage Rates Rise

Refinance Your Loan Before Current Mortgage Rates Rise Mortgage Strategy Refinance mortgage rates are holding steady nationwide. US homeowners have opportunity to save money on their home loans. The 30-year mortgage rate averaged 4.10% last week, marking the 4th consecutive month for which the benchmark mortgage rate sat beneath 4.25 percent. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage…

How TD Bank tackles small business

TD Bank has emphasized its retail side for so long that sometimes one can forget that TD is very much a commercial banking company. It’s much the same situation as existed with Commerce Bank, acquired by TD Bank Group acquired in 2008, in which a bold retail presence obscures a strong commercial side. The bank…

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6 smart ways to use a credit card

We all know the dumb ways to use a credit card, such as getting into debt and racking up fees by missing payments. Nevertheless, there are still plenty of smart ways to use a credit card. Used wisely, credit cards can be a secure and convenient method of payment that offers valuable rewards. Here are…

Mortgage rates jump this week

Long-term borrowing costs have been hovering near the lowest levels of the year in recent weeks, but rates jumped noticeably this week. Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 4.23 percent in the week ending Sept. 18, up from 4.12 percent last week. Even so, 30-year rates were averaging 4.50…