Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:11 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

Minutes released from the most recent meeting, which ended Feb. 1, indicate policymakers are clearly focused on the possibility of raising rates “fairly soon,” as they say.

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 4:22 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

In the wake of the election, the Federal Reserve indicates there’s some uncertainty about the future course of interest rates.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 4:46 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

Newly-released minutes from the last Federal Reserve meeting offer more evidence of a pending rate hike.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 4:36 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

Notes from the last Federal Reserve meeting don’t make the Fed’s plans any clearer.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 3:37 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

Minutes from the last Fed meeting provide more evidence that a rate hike is coming next month.

Thursday, August 23, 2012 4:44 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Additional monetary accommodation could be warranted fairly soon, many members of the Federal Open Market Committee said in their Aug. 1 meeting, according to the FOMC meeting minutes released by the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. The question is, is that still true? Not everyone thinks so. The Fed minutes from the beginning of August show