Rate changes by the Fed can affect consumers' budgets. Here's how the Fed's announcement affects mortgage shoppers and ARM holders.
Rate changes by the Fed can affect consumers' budgets. Here's how the Fed's announcement affects home equity loans and lines of credit.
Rate changes by the Fed can affect consumers' budgets. Here's how the Fed's announcement affects auto loan rates.
Rate changes by the Fed can affect consumers' budgets. Here's how the Fed's announcement affects credit card interest rates.
Researchers say debt forgiveness is the only way to fix the housing crisis. But will it?
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Home equity products can be used to fund a car purchase. But there are risks for the homeowner.
Here are the latest interest rates and commentary on five common consumer banking products from Bankrate.com's weekly national survey of large banks and thrifts.
With interest rates likely to rise, locking into a fixed-rate loan may make sense right now.
Much as I’m biased towards Alameda, I don’t think we have a chance to host the next America’s Cup. If San Francisco can’t work a deal to bring back the Cup, the city of Alameda – which was home base for two of the four teams this year – may step up. “We have the […]
From the NYT Like sports stars everywhere, professional-level video gamers need a place to practice, and for the high-tech athletes of the Evil Geniuses — the Yankees of the video gaming world — that place is the Lair, a sock-strewn tract house on an ordinary side street in this breezy island city east of San […]
With a name like that, the last thing you expect to see at one of the major entrances to the city (just as you exit the Webster Tube) are neon signs for In-N-Out along with a Safeway gas station and alcohol kiosk. Unfortunately, this is precisely the “vision” that city planners have for the West […]
Frederica Von Stade was at the Brubeck Celebration last night. I knew she lived in Alameda, was pleasantly surprised to find this recording of the Alameda Song.
Alameda ahead of the curve, as always! From the NYT Across the country, cities are showing a renewed interest in taking over the electricity business from private utilities, reflecting intensifying concerns about climate change, responses to power disruptions and a desire to pump more renewable energy into the grid. Boulder, Colo., for instance, could take […]