Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:00 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

The central bank votes thumbs-down to an increase in interest rates, kicking the can down the road to at least September.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 2:00 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

The Fed shelves a June hike in the federal funds rate — the rate at which banks and credit unions lend reserves to other institutions overnight.

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

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

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, October 28, 2015 2:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The Fed chose not to jump out of the bushes with a rate surprise in this Halloween week.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 2:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Janet Yellen and her Federal Reserve team have decided that now is not the time for a rate hike.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 1:55 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Janet Yellen and her Federal Reserve colleagues are still looking for the right time to raise interest rates.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 1:57 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

See if Janet Yellen and the Fed have given new clues on when rock-bottom rates will end.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 2:01 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The federal funds rate will remain ultralow, targeting between zero and 0.25 percent.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 2:00 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Seeing continued expansion of the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve has scaled back its monthly asset purchases.

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