Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 2:00 pm
By Amanda Dixon · Bankrate.com

We’re still on track for two more rate hikes this year, which means interest rates on credit cards and home equity lines of credit are set to rise.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 2:00 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

It’s going to cost you more to carry credit card balances or take out a home loan.

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, 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, November 02, 2016 2:00 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged and implies that a rate hike could come next month.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:00 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

Federal Reserve policymakers have left interest rates where they’ve been since December.

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, March 16, 2016 2:00 pm
By Eileen AJ Connelly · Bankrate.com

The Fed delays another rate hike as it waits to see how the U.S. weathers economic weakness abroad and falling oil prices at home.

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