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February home sales fall far more than expected, as mortgage rates rise

A For Sale sign is displayed in front of a house in Washington, DC, on March 14, 2022. Stefani Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Sales of previously owned homes fell 7.2% month to month in February to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 6.02 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. That […]

Here’s what the Fed’s expected rate hike means for your wallet

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise rates Wednesday as they look to contain soaring inflation. The first quarter-point increase in the federal funds rate in three years will likely lay the groundwork for additional hikes to follow. “The cumulative effect of rate hikes is what is really going to have an impact on the economy and […]