Mortgage Rates Today, August 6, & Rate Forecast For Next Week

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates Average mortgage rates climbed at a dizzying pace yesterday. And they’re higher than they were this time last week by an appreciable amount. But the distinguishing characteristic of the current rate environment is volatility. And we’ve seen record or near-record rises and falls over the last couple of weeks. What … Read more

How Life Expectancy Calculators Help You Plan Retirement

“We’re in more of a do-it-yourself retirement world now, and good planning is essential,” says Linda K. Stone, senior pension fellow at the American Academy of Actuaries. “Awareness of just how long you’ll live is particularly important for women because they live longer. No one likes to think about living alone, but one member of … Read more

a Streaming Service Built for Horror Fans

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Shudder is a streaming service focused entirely on horror films and series. Its affordable $6/month price is attractive, but the app’s interface and video quality are mediacre. Though true horror buffs will find a lot to like, fans looking for newer … Read more