Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, February 08, 2016 4:03 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Yellen’s words always carry weight with investors, but her testimony before Congress this week will be scrutinized even more than usual.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 12:57 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

On Monday, the U.S stock market opened lower on weak economic news out of China and lower oil prices. If China’s economy catches a cold, does Europe get the flu?

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 2:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Instead of raising interest rates again, the Federal Reserve has chosen to chill.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 4:59 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

As it gets ready to look at interest rates again, the Fed says the economy is OK.

Monday, January 11, 2016 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

As the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, should you worry?

Wednesday, January 06, 2016 3:08 pm
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve indicates that last month’s rate hike was no slam dunk.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 10:08 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) influences reserve availability using open market operations by adding or removing reserves from the banking system.

Monday, December 21, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve’s first interest rate increase in a long time is likely to be just a start.

Thursday, December 17, 2015 2:57 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve’s quarter-point increase in interest rates isn’t likely to mean that retirees will see attractive CD rates any time soon.

Thursday, December 17, 2015 2:50 pm
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

Thanks to the Federal Reserve, HELOC borrowers are about to get higher interest rates and payments.

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