Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, January 30, 2014 5:05 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

As Ben Bernanke leaves the Federal Reserve, it’s not yet clear how his chairmanship will be remembered.

Friday, January 17, 2014 1:26 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Ben Bernanke, in his last public remarks as Fed chairman, defended quantitative easing and brushed aside concerns about inflation and capital losses.

Friday, January 10, 2014 4:15 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

President Barack Obama announces his intended nominees for vice chair of the Federal Reserve and two seats on the central bank’s Board of Governors.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 5:23 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

FOMC minutes shed more light on discussions of decision to begin taper.

Friday, January 03, 2014 4:50 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

As he prepares to step down as Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke offered thoughts on the past, present and future.

Monday, December 09, 2013 4:10 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Between a possible reduction in asset purchases and a shift in leadership, interest rates may be headed upward. But when?

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:00 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

In the wake of the partial government shutdown, the Federal Reserve is continuing monthly asset purchases.

Friday, October 25, 2013 4:27 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Is Sen. Rand Paul threatening to hold up Janet Yellen’s nomination for Fed chair?

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 10:42 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

President Barack Obama nominates Janet Yellen to be the next Federal Reserve Chair.

Monday, September 09, 2013 5:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Recalling the experience of the 2007-2008 financial crisis, we don’t want excitement. Maybe we should just be happy with bland for a while.

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