<![CDATA[Personal Finance News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/ en-us Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:00:17 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:00:17 CDT Personal Finance 60 US pending home sales slip in June http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29275531.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:38:05 CDT By JOSH BOAK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29275531.html From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29109826.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:04:04 CDT By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29109826.html Strong home sales, limited supply lift US home prices in May http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29092393.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:10:05 CDT By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29092393.html U.S. homeownership rate declines to 63.4%, lowest since 1967 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29108482.html#storylink=rss Tougher mortgage standards are keeping some would-be buyers on the sidelines

Wage growth hasn’t kept up with surging home prices

Home values have jumped 34% since reaching a bottom in early 2012

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Kat’s Money Corner: Going frugal for Fido or Fifi http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article28437304.html#storylink=rss If you have pets or are preparing to add a four-legged friend to your home, budgeting for your pet is important. Did you know dog food alone could cost more than $200 a year?

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US home sales surged in June to fastest pace in 8-plus years http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article28208149.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:54:04 CDT By JOSH BOAK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article28208149.html Your Financial Planner: This is not your grandparents retirement plan! http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article28269796.html#storylink=rss While it is certainly nice to have a longer life expectancy than previous generations, this along with other factors makes planning for retirement much different than when our parents and grandparents retired.

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Citi to refund $700 million for deceptive card practices http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article28006960.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:57:05 CDT By KEN SWEET ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article28006960.html Kat’s Money Corner: Poolside chilling on the cheap http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article28011592.html#storylink=rss Here’s how to not only find cheap pool deals across the city, but also how to stay cool in your own backyard.

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The week ahead: Federal Reserve policymakers meet Tuesday http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article27510637.html#storylink=rss Ford, T-Mobile, Twitter and Facebook are among the companies that will release quarterly earnings reports.

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Kat’s Money Corner: Saving for a new set of wheels http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article27209752.html#storylink=rss Yes, you’re right. The best time to buy a new car is in December. That’s why I want to help you prepare your bank account for those new wheels now. And speaking of money, we are midway through our 2015 savings challenge. How is everyone doing? A few of you have gotten a bit behind so I want to share some tips on how to catch up.

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The week ahead: It’s a big week for quarterly earnings http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26971573.html#storylink=rss AT&T, General Motors, Apple, Microsoft and Verizon are among the companies scheduled to release financial results.

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The week ahead: Fed chair Janet Yellen will testify before Congress http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26973625.html#storylink=rss Hearings with the Fed chair begin Wednesday. It’s also a big week for earnings, with results coming from Google, Bank of America, Citigroup and General Electric.

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Why is college tuition rising? Blame student loans, Fed says http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26868982.html#storylink=rss Increases in federal loans, meant to help students cope with rising costs, are quickly eaten up by schools in higher prices, wrote researchers from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in a report.

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Your financial planner: Estate planning for your digital assets http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26743969.html#storylink=rss Do you know what happens to your Facebook postings when you die? Does your spouse or family have access to your account when you pass away? We all know we’re going to die someday. But what happens to our digital accounts after we’re gone?

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Firms accused of faking loans, draining bank accounts settle with feds http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26662321.html#storylink=rss A payday lending scheme based in Kansas City will be banned from offering any more consumer loans under a $54 million settlement announced by federal regulators on Tuesday.

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Correction: Economic Agency story http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29683243.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:59:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29683243.html Editorials from around New England http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article29734732.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 09:22:55 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article29734732.html Social service agencies brace for budget stalemate damage http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29733778.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:43:12 CDT By MARC LEVY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29733778.html A look at Hillary Clinton's 2007-2014 federal tax returns http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29731324.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:23:14 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29731324.html A look at Hillary Clinton's 2007-2014 federal tax returns http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29714542.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:27:53 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29714542.html Arizona border hospital closes after Medicare payments stop http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article29693923.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:28:16 CDT By FELICIA FONSECA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article29693923.html Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29623183.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:44:02 CDT By GENE JOHNSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29623183.html Judge deems gay couple as spouses after 1 partner's death http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29663077.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:33:18 CDT By MARYCLAIRE DALE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29663077.html AG: Dominion customers should get small refund http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29646517.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:39:08 CDT By ALAN SUDERMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29646517.html Lawsuit accuses CVS of overcharging for generic drugs http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article29598388.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:03:06 CDT By SUDHIN THANAWALA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article29598388.html Hawaii to get $14M in federal funds for affordable housing http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29612884.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:28:07 CDT By CATHY BUSSEWITZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29612884.html Report: Wichita State spends nearly $2M to boost enrollment http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29420590.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 01:00:00 CDT By KELSEY RYAN AND ROY WENZL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29420590.html Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.98 percent http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29529136.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:09:10 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29529136.html Judge won't extend deadline for Minnesota archdiocese claims http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29554012.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:44:11 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29554012.html