Mortgage rates drop on Fed intervention

The average U.S. rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 3.33% this week, according to Freddie Mac, as the Federal Reserve’s bond-buying program created demand for securities backed by home loans. Together with the prior week’s drop, it was the largest two-week decline since December 2008 when the Fed shocked the financial world with its first-ever…

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2020 IRS Income Tax Refund Chart Shows Refund Dates

The IRS officially opened the 2020 income tax season on Monday, January 27, when it started accepting tax returns. For millions of taxpayers, there’s no reason to get refund loans or other such services, which often come with steep fees, since most Americans can get their 2020 income tax refund in as little as 10…

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