Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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

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, February 01, 2017 2:00 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve has done just what it signaled it would do: Nothing.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 4:44 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

A report prepared for the Federal Reserve’s upcoming interest rate meeting indicates the economy is on course.

Tuesday, January 03, 2017 2:03 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

If you’re planning to apply for a new credit card in 2017, know this: The interest rate you pay likely will be higher than it was just a few weeks ago.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 2:00 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve increases a key short-term interest rate by a quarter-point.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 12:22 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Almost everyone believes the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates on Wednesday. But why?

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 5:49 pm
By Jill Cornfield · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve’s final Beige Book for the year has a quietly optimistic tone.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 11:25 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

It looks like a Federal Reserve rate increase next month is practically a done deal.

Wednesday, November 09, 2016 2:40 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The election of Donald Trump raises questions about the Fed chair and the next rate hike.

Sunday, November 06, 2016 5:15 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The October unemployment data is likely to keep the Fed on track toward a December rate hike.

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