Federal Reserve Blog

The Federal Reserve Blog covers news involving the nation's central bank, which wields power guiding the economy and regulating the financial sector. Its decisions affect a multitude of factors that impact our financial lives, including the performance of markets and returns on investments and savings. Bankrate's team of journalists and top-notch sources can help make sense of the Federal Reserve's sometimes complicated announcements and decisions. See the latest Federal Reserve Blog posts below.
Monday, August 31, 2015 11:52 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

What the Fed will do next month is still an open question, despite comments from officials.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:10 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Hear what it will mean for your money when the Fed finally raises rates again.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve has left interest rates alone, but what about next time?

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 4:29 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says higher rates are “likely” this year as the Fed releases an upbeat survey.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015 4:33 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Minutes from the last Fed meeting suggest policymakers are getting closer to raising interest rates.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015 5:35 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Hear how to prepare your pocketbook for the Fed’s approaching date with higher interest rates.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015 1:55 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Janet Yellen and her Federal Reserve colleagues are still looking for the right time to raise interest rates.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:40 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

A Fed survey shows the economy is growing but probably not ready for a rate hike.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:41 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Fed meeting minutes suggest policymakers aren’t eager to take the plunge to higher rates.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 1:59 pm
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Listen to why the Fed may be inclined to raise interest rates later, rather than sooner.

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