This week’s money news

This week’s top story: 7 surprising facts about credit cards. In other news: Weekly mortgage rates rise again, look to last-minute scholarships when you can’t control FAFSA delays, and best cities for freelancers and self-employed workers 2024.

7 Surprising Facts About Credit Cards
Card issuers have a lot of leeway in terms of when and how they can make changes to your account. Some changes may be unwelcome, but others can work in your favor.

Weekly Mortgage Rates Rise Again, While Home Sales Increase, Too
Mortgage rates have climbed five weeks in a row and are now at their highest levels since the week before Thanksgiving.

No Financial Aid Package Yet? Look to Last-Minute Scholarships
You can’t control FAFSA delays, but you can control whether you research and apply for scholarship awards to lower your college costs.

Best Cities for Freelancers and Self-Employed Workers 2024
These 10 metro areas have a relatively large percentage of self-employed workers, relatively low state income tax rates and more.