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How Much Higher Will Mortgage Rates Go This Year

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With the tapering of the Fed’s Quantitative Easing (QE) program, economists are predicting that rates will continue rising for the remainder of 2013. This is based on the dramatic rise of the 10 year Treasury yield over the last month to which mortgage rates are loosely tied. The 30-year, fixed rate loan recently went above […]

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Tax Considerations in a Rising Government Spending and Tax Rates Environment

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I’ve been reading a lot about the future tax implications given the large amounts of government spending and contracting corporate and consumer tax base. All this means is that tax considerations should play a much more central role in people’s thinking as they’re making critical financial decisions. At the end of the year several cornerstones […]

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