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In this July 2, 2014 photo, Ryan Carson, right, poses for a photo with his wife, Jenny Roraback-Carson, and their daughter Clara, 3, in the entry to their home in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Downside of low US mortgage rates? Less selling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime problem: They have mortgage rates so absurdly low it would hurt them financially to sell. Doing so would mean giving up [...]

07/11/2014

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Today on Money 101: How to get a loan with bad credit

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the [...]

07/11/2014

FILE - This April 22, 2010, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets mostly inched higher Monday, June 30, 2014, as investors prepared for a busy week of economic news that will give new clues about the strength of the global recovery. Wall Street was set for a tepid session. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

US stocks end lower after bank scare in Europe

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are ending lower as fears about the health of a European bank weigh on the market. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 70 points, or 0.4 percent, to finish [...]

07/10/2014

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Picking which summer movie is worth your time and money

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the [...]

07/10/2014

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Drive a plug-in? Tips for your electric battery on today’s show

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the [...]

07/09/2014

In this Thursday, June 12, 2014 photo, Desirae Gooch, left, fills out an application for a nurse's assistant job, alongside other job seekers filling out applications at the Cleveland Career Fair in Independence, Ohio.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

US companies post most jobs in 7 years in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers advertised more jobs in May than in any month in the past seven years, a sign that this year’s strong hiring trend is likely to continue. More Americans also quit [...]

07/08/2014

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Find out what your collectible is worth!

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the [...]

07/08/2014

A street sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Stocks slip, pulling Dow back near 17,000

NEW YORK (AP) — After pushing stocks to records last week, investors turned cautious on Monday ahead of a batch of corporate earnings reports. The Dow Jones industrial average ended almost 50 points lower after [...]

07/07/2014

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Clearing up the confusion between a will and a trust

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the [...]

07/07/2014

Elder advocate Sandy Jolley. (Photo credit: Sandy Jolley)

Pitfalls of reverse mortgages (Audio)

Money 101 guest host Ron Kilgore talks with elder abuse advocate Sandy Jolley about the pitfalls of reverse mortgages. Sandy Jolley can be reached at (805) 402-3066.

07/03/2014

A Wall Street street sign near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Dow tops 17,000 after strong jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average jumped above 17,000 for the first time Thursday after the government reported a surge in hiring last month that was much bigger than investors and economists [...]

07/03/2014

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Today’s show includes summertime travel tips

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the [...]

07/03/2014