Mortgage rates soar as Federal Reserve raises rates

(NEW YORK) -- This week, mortgage rates in the United States reached a 16-year high in response to rising interest rates. Back in September, President Joe Biden told a reporter that the "pandemic is over." While doctors and infectious disease specialists debated whether this was... Read More.

Which states have the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates?

(NEW YORK) -- Almost two years into the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, several states are still struggling to immunize their residents. Among the 10 states with the lowest vaccination rates, as of Wednesday, none have cracked the 60% mark of being fully vaccinated, according to the... Read More.

Can higher interest rates be good?

(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Reserve's strongest weapon in its fight against skyrocketing inflation is raising interest rates. In March, the Fed raised its target federal funds rate by 0.25%, the first rate hike in more than three years. At its May meeting, the central bank... Read More.