Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A new Federal Reserve website shines light on the Fed’s history.

Monday, August 19, 2013 6:00 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

With mortgage interest rates rising in recent months, the outlook has become less certain.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 5:48 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

It may not be a “recovery summer” but the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book shows broad but measured growth across many industries and areas of the country.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 11:10 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

For investors nervous about a possible decision by the Federal Reserve to cut back on the jet fuel being supplied to the economy, the man in charge has a message.

Thursday, June 20, 2013 4:38 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Mortgage rates are on the rise again. Not happy? Blame Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:44 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

What was unsaid by Bernanke might be more notable than what he actually expressed outright.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 12:33 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The FOMC will keep the federal funds rate at its current ultralow level and voted to expand the bond-buying program announced in September, known as QE3.

Friday, October 05, 2012 11:23 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

The Fed, faced with a laundry list of economic troubles and stubborn unemployment, decided to go all-in on job growth.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 4:19 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

The US economic recovery isn’t exactly blowing the doors off, according to the latest edition of the Fed’s Beige Book.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 3:58 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke was on the hot seat today as senators grilled him on Libor, QE3 and the state of the economy.

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