This week’s money news

This week’s top story: Smart Money podcast on the tax 2023. In other news: In March, mortgage rates will have little reason to fall, what you should do with savings if there’s a recession, and why a new-construction home may cost less than you expect.

Smart Money: The Tax Episode 2023
This week’s episode starts with a conversation about how to know if you can file your taxes for free.

In March, Mortgage Rates Will Have Little Reason to Fall
There’s not much room for mortgage rates to fall unless inflation slows down.

What Should I Do With My Savings if There’s a Recession?
One of the best things you can do to prepare for a recession is build your emergency fund.

Why a New-Construction Home May Cost Less Than You Expect
Homebuilders are reducing prices and offering incentives, so buyers should reconsider newly built dwellings.