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1 hr ago | West Australian

UK mortgage approvals fall as expected in July

British mortgage approvals fell slightly in July, matching expectations, according to official data on Monday that pointed to some moderation in the housing market.

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5 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online

Barnes, Heigl in tune in romance 'Jackie and Ryan'

The film from writer-director Ami Canaan Mann is a homespun romance starring Katherine Heigl and Ben Barnes as two uprooted musicians blown together by circumstance.

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8 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

Russian bank offers cats with mortgages

Russia's biggest bank, Sberbank, is offering to deliver cats to the doorsteps of new mortgage clients as part of a quirky promotional campaign.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Vladimir Putin

12 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Three Atlantic City Casinos Are Closing Their Doors

In the past few years, the dozen gambling venues in Atlantic City have been rolling the dice to try to turn a profit, but too many casinos and too few tourists are leading to dramatic changes.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tamsyn Parker: Are you too old to get a mortgage?

In 1970 the average age of a first home buyer was 25 years old but these days it's more likely to be mid-30s.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Home Buying, Retirement

Post and Courier

Surprisingly low mortgage interest rates are still available.

It has been nearly 16 months since I urged readers to take advantage of low interest rates and refinancing long-term loans to lower monthly expenses, pay off debt more quickly or both.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Mount Pleasant, SC, Charleston, SC, Home Buying

Mirror.co.uk

Mortgage advice scandal proves bankers still can't be trusted - but you CAN claim back money

Dean Dunham has his say after part taxpayer owned Royal Bank of Scotland and Natwest have been fined 14.5million by the Financial Conduct Authority Over the past few weeks I haven't had cause to write about financial institutions up to no good and I was starting to think that perhaps we are turning a corner.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Sat Aug 30, 2014

LongmontFYI

A year after 2013 flood, families waiting, hoping for mortgage relief

September marks one year since the flood that ravaged homes, displaced thousands of residents and killed 10 people across the state, including four from Boulder County and two from Larimer County.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Boulder County, CO, Larimer County, CO, Longmont, CO

Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

Interest rates expected to hold

Two members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee urged a hike in the rate from 0.5% to 0.75% in August but were outvoted Interest rates are expected to remain on hold next week when policy makers meet for the first time since divisions appeared in their views about when to raise them.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Beware, mortgage scammers on the rise again

As the housing crisis pummeled struggling homeowners, scammers pounced. They offered "easy" loan modifications and "foreclosure counseling" that were often nothing more than attempts to wrest money from distressed consumers.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

Los Angeles Times

Thinking of borrowing? Low mortgage rates may be poised to rise

This time next year, the Mortgage Bankers Assn. projects, the average interest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage will be 5.2%, its highest level since early 2010.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home Buying, Housing, Los Angeles County, CA, Home Selling

Mortgage News Daily

Mortgage Rates Unchanged Near 2014 Lows Ahead of 3-Day Weekend

Mortgage rates barely budged today. A few lenders were a bit higher than yesterday.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home, Recreational Vehicle, Hallmark

Business Journal

Bank of America wants 'Hustle' verdict thrown out

Bank of America Corp. may have put a historically huge settlement in its rearview just last week, but that doesn't mean the Charlotte-based financial giant is finished with its legal maneuvering just yet.

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Related Topix: Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, Personal Finance

MarketWatch

Can you afford retirement? 5 ways to make sure

Retirement is hard work these days. How do you generate enough income in a world where the S&P 500 yields roughly 2% and 10-year Treasury notes offer 2A1 2%? Suppose you retire at age 65, at which point you're eligible for $20,000 a year in Social Security retirement benefits.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Social Security, Pension, Financial Markets

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WHTC

U.S. second-quarter growth much stronger; jobless ...

The U.S. economy rebounded more strongly than initially thought in the second quarter with more of the growth being driven by domestic demand and less by restocking by businesses.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Housing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The New Zealand Herald

Increasing payments cuts years off couple's mortgage

David Hamilton and his fiancee Lyna Pen are in their 20s but hope to be mortgage-free within 10 years.

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Clyde 2

Annual House Price Growth Hits 11% Says Report

The slowdown in house price growth of recent months could have been short-lived, with home costs accelerating in August.

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CTV

Andrew Garfield stars in Venice Film Festival drama '99 Homes'

The Sunshine State looks pretty shady in Ramin Bahrani's Orlando-set drama, one of 20 films competing for prizes at the Venice Film Festival.

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Related Topix: Goodbye Solo, Real Estate, Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

House prices surged by 11% year-on-year in August, Nationwide says

House prices surged by 11% year-on-year in August to reach another new all-time high of A 189,306 on average, Nationwide has reported.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The New Zealand Herald

KiwiBank lifts profit 3pc

Kiwibank, the state-owned lender, lifted annual profit 3 percent as it widened net interest margins, and is looking to start paying dividends to its owner in the next three years.

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