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Mortgage rates just hit their highest since 2002

The average cost of a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage jumped to 7.09% this week, the highest in over two decades. Rising interest rates have put homes out of reach for many would-be buyers.

Why the sell-off in bond markets could impact you

The bond markets are being hit hard by the Fed's aggressive rate hikes and recent events including a downgrade of the country's ratings. These are three ways in which that could impact the U.S.