Peter Warden

Peter Warden, editor

Peter Warden has been writing for a decade about mortgages, personal finance, credit cards, and insurance. His work has appeared across a wide range of media. He lives in a small town with his partner of 25 years.

Articles by Peter Warden

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Mortgage and refinance rates today, Sept. 21, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates edged lower yesterday. It was a welcome relief after much bigger rises at the end of last week. But, of course, current […]

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Mortgage and refinance rates today, Sept. 20, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates rose appreciably last Friday. I wasn’t expecting that. And I explored the likely reasons In last Saturday’s weekend edition of this column. […]

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Mortgage and refinance rates today, Sept. 17, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates nudged higher yesterday. It wasn’t a big jump. But it very nearly wiped out recent falls. Still, these rates remain uberlow. First […]

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Mortgage and refinance rates today, Sept. 16, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates held steady yesterday. So they remain extraordinarily low. It’s looking as if mortgage rates today may nudge upward. This morning’s retail sales […]

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Mortgage and refinance rates today, Sept. 15, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates inched lower yesterday. And the last time they rose was a week earlier. All this is fantastic news, given how low these […]

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Mortgage and refinance rates today, Sept. 14, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates held steady yesterday. So they remain close to the all-time low. Judging from early activity in markets, mortgage rates today may ease […]

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Jumbo vs. conventional loans: Which is better?

Learn all you need to know about jumbo vs. conventional loans. Explore interest rates, requirements, and who should use which loan type.

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Mortgage and refinance rates today, Sept. 13, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates inched lower again last Friday. But, with rises almost canceling out falls, the week ended very close to where it started. Still, […]