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Personal Finance Daily: Nearly half of Americans say inflation has caused them ‘financial hardship’ and how the omicron variant could affect mortgage rates

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Nearly half of Americans say inflation has caused them ‘financial hardship’

As Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says it’s time to retire the word ‘transitory,’ a new Gallup poll gives insight into the effects of rising prices. Read More

Debt collectors can DM, email and text you about unpaid bills. Here’s what you need to know.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has updated its communications rules for the digital age, but consumer advocates worry about privacy issues and scams. Read More

Mortgage rates are stable — but the omicron variant could change that

Stock market volatility hasn’t hit interest rates yet, but concerns about the new variant could have an effect in the weeks to come. Read More

‘The proverbial Wild West’: Read this before using ‘buy now, pay later’ this holiday shopping season

‘There’s definitely a potential to get in over your head without even realizing it.’ Read More

‘A lot of jobs weren’t great in 2019 either’: Job hunters had one big advantage during the pandemic, says top Obama economist

Not working is more attractive than working lately, said Jason Furman, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors. Read More

Despite low mortgage rates, America’s housing market keeps many first-time buyers on the sidelines

Affordability constraints in the still-competitive real-estate market are making it harder for first-time home buyers to lock in deals. Read More

2021 Jaguar XF is stylish in its own way, and it drives beautifully

Jaguar’s only sedan is an excellent example of the class, it has a suspension tuned by
geniuses, and it never loses its composure at higher speeds. Read More

Make your traveling easier with these tech tips

The travel industry has gone full speed on digital adoption since the pandemic. The challenge is knowing what apps to download and how to use them. Read More

This tax maneuver is one big reason that some real estate investors have struck it rich over the years

Tax-saving Section 1031 exchanges, or ‘like-kind’ exchanges, may be more valuable than ever, but it might pay to act sooner rather than later. Read More

‘Brazen is probably an understatement’: Georgia inmate ran multi-million dollar scam from prison cell, posing as AbbVie employee

Prosecutors say Damon Young used contraband cell phones to pose as a rep for AbbVie to buy heavy equipment that he would then sell on Craigslist. Read More

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