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2018

December

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  • Nine data points to watch when selling your home. As the housing market slows for the winter season and perhaps for the coming year, home sellers should be prepared for a shift to a more challenging sales environment. Here are nine data points to
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  • Five challenges facing new consumer bureau chief. Kathy Kraninger faces a slew of daunting challenges as the new director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Kraninger was confirmed by the Senate on Dec. 6 in a 50-49 party-line vote, and began her
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  • The real scandals are the ones we aren't looking at. You’ve got to hand it to Mick Mulvaney for his creativity. It was a year ago the former congressman and current Trump administration budget director was appointed to make the Consumer Financial Protection
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  • How much should first-time homebuyers spend?. New research sheds fresh light on one of the most frequently asked home-buying questions, especially for first-timers: With our annual income, what price house can we afford? Is there some handy rule of thumb?
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November

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  • Legal technicians step in to fight justice gap. Marya Noyes left her job at Zillow in 2014 looking to make a difference. Law school was too expensive, but she eventually discovered a program in her home state of Washington that would allow her to
 

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