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Butter prices hit an all-time high — partly because extreme heat is taking a toll on dairy cows

One pound of butter cost $4.70 on average in August, compared to $3.63 a year ago. Read More

Biden vows to end hunger in the U.S. by 2030: ‘I know we can do this’

President Biden hosted the first White House conference on nutrition and hunger in 50 years on Wednesday
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Hurricane Ian nears a severe Category 5 ranking. Here are the categories explained.

Hurricanes are categorized using the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Here’s the damage each ranking can bring. Read More

Leading indicator of U.S. home sales weakens for third straight month

U.S. pending-home sales fell 2% in August, which is the third straight monthly drop, the National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday. Read More

Fannie Mae launches pilot program to include on-time rent payments in credit reports. Here’s why this could be a game changer for renters.

Until now, tenants have been largely locked out of the credit benefits that homeowners get for on-time mortgage payments. Read More

Hurricane Ian: 5 reasons retirement favorite Tampa and the Gulf Coast are at greater risk from hurricanes and climate-change impact

Tampa Bay braces for a potential Category 5 hurricane not seen in a century. Read More

Mortgage applications fall and adjustable-rate mortgages make a comeback

The average rate for a 30-year mortgage is 6.52%. But interest in adjustable-rate mortgages jumped to 10%, the Mortgage Bankers Association said. Read More

Five reasons electric cars are better than gas

As more of us see EVs in our neighborhoods, more of us start to picture ourselves in them. Should you get one? Here are 5 reasons your next car should be electric Read More

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