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Healthcare inflation is the latest price hike hitting consumers grappling with rising costs
Inflation pressures are heating up in healthcare. Prices for care paid by private insurance jumped in July; premium hikes expected next year Read More
Black homebuyers are denied mortgages at twice the rate of overall population, new analysis shows
‘Though discrimination against a homebuyer on the basis of their race is illegal, it still happens.’ Read More
Mortgage rates rise amid signs of ‘waning demand’ for homes
The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 5.55% as of Aug. 25, Freddie Mac says. That’s up 42 basis points from last week. Read More
What is quiet quitting? Employees are setting boundaries for better work-life balance
The phrase is generating millions of views on TikTok as some young professionals reject the idea of going above and beyond in their careers, labeling their lesser enthusiasm a form of “quitting.” Read More
The redesigned BMW X1: For under $40K, the roomy little SUV is your luxury-car starter
This subcompact SUV offers modern tech features and a lively engine while keeping the starting price under the $40,000 mark. Read More
The annual cost of owning a new car is now five figures—not including the payments
Between record-high inflation and supply chain woes, the cost of car ownership has risen quickly and sharply. Read More
Think that Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.
Run out of toilet paper while staying at an Airbnb? Good luck. Here’s what to bring to avoid the worst Airbnb rental headaches. Read More
How much does in vitro fertilization cost? Is it affected by abortion bans?
A single IVF cycle can cost a significant sum. Some states require insurers to cover fertility treatments. Read More