‘Home price decline likely to continue’ as mortgage rates top 6%: Freddie Mac and IRS to staff customer service hotlines for tax season

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Yellen: The IRS will staff customer service hotlines for tax season now that it has $80 billion in the Inflation Reduction Act

A frustrating lack of phone service at the IRS for taxpayers and tax preparers has been a glaring problem, experts said. Read more

Is the real estate market really collapsing? Redfin’s chief economist shares his predictions

Inflation is high and interest rates continue to rise, leading to much speculation in the housing market, with many tossing around the word ‘crash’. Read more

Kim Kardashian Lists Her Calabasas Condo Unit and Hidden Hills Home (Again)

If you’ve always wanted to keep up with the Kardashians, now’s your chance to live like one. According to reports, Kim Kardashian is in the process of eliminating her real estate portfolio. Read more

Workers and Employers Set to Benefit from Medicare Drug Price Reforms, Research Shows

States can use the Inflation Reduction Act to increase drug savings in the commercial market Read more

Surprise! CDs are back in fashion with Treasuries and I-bonds as safe havens for your money

As interest rates rise and stocks fall, an old favorite – certificates of deposit – are making a comeback. Read more

‘Home price decline likely to continue’ as mortgage rates top 6%: Freddie Mac

The 30-year mortgage rate averaged 6.02% for the week ending Sept. 15, Freddie Mac said in its latest survey. Read more

‘An unrepentant career criminal’: Rapper Kafani sentenced to 7 years in prison for complex fraud involving mortgages and gold bars

Prosecutors say Mark Hicks had just been released from prison for another fraud when he began using stolen identities to obtain $2 million in bogus home loans. Read more

These cities take urban agriculture to the next level

Some innovative programs are bringing agriculture to a neighborhood near you, even in major cities. Take a look at what they’re doing to cultivate success with hyperlocal food Read More

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