Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 2:00 pm
By Stephen Pounds ·

Policymakers at the Federal Reserve have opted to keep interest rates frozen.

Monday, November 02, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Investing isn’t gambling. Yet, investors overweight investments they think will outperform the market over time with the hope of beating a benchmark.

Friday, October 02, 2015 12:18 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

The Labor Department’s September jobs report shows weaker-than-expected hiring.

Monday, June 22, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

With the Fed not raising its targeted federal funds rate on Wednesday, investors in certificates of deposit will have to wait on the prospect of higher short-term interest rates.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 3:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

The Fed is likely to modify the phrasing of its policy statement to signal that an increase in the targeted federal funds rate is not a “considerable time” off in the future.

Friday, August 22, 2014 2:30 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

Fed Chair Yellen discusses weakness remaining in the job market and how it affects interest rates.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:16 pm
By Allison Ross ·

The Fed finds that the winter thaw has helped the economy rebound from cold-weather slowdowns.

Friday, March 07, 2014 3:28 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

The Labor Department says 175,000 jobs were added last month, while the unemployment rate rose.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 4:50 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The Beige Book reports moderate economic growth across the country. That’s actually an improvement from the modest growth reported previously.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 5:27 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The minutes of the last Fed meeting show that many committee members see the end of QE at the end of 2013. Could that mean higher CD rates?

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