Archive for August, 2014

10 Most Tax-Friendly States in the U.S.

For example, some states with low income taxes impose above-average sales or property taxes — a big consideration if you intend to own your house. Most states allow cities and counties to add their own sales taxes, which can boost combined sales taxes…

Euro falls below $1.32, hits lowest level in nearly a year

The euro falls below $1.32 for the first time in nearly a year following Mario Draghi’s unexpected suggestion that more stimulus could be on the way for the euro zone.

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.10 pct

WASHINGTON Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, with the 30-year loan rate hitting its 52-week low.

Repossessions at lowest since 2006

The number of households having their homes repossessed fell to its lowest level since 2006 in the first half of this year, mortgage lenders have reported.

Rates on US Treasury bills decline at weekly auction; 3-month bills lowest since late April

WASHINGTON – Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills declined in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills falling to their lowest level since late April.

Auckland rates notices out from today

Auckland ratepayers will receive their rates notice for the 2013/2014 rating year from today, the third year of Auckland’s three-year move to a single rating system.