Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

An initial 5-percent withdrawal rate from a retirement portfolio is risky; 6 percent or more is gambling.

Monday, October 20, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Ebola and Europe have been rocking U.S. markets. What’s expected for this week?

Monday, September 01, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Labor Day week brings an update on the labor market and a Fed meeting stage-setter.

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

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

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 5:00 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Some Fed policymakers are getting itchier to raise rates as the economy moves “Closer to Fine.”

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 4:53 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Even though the Federal Reserve chopped its 2014 growth outlook, Chair Janet Yellen is sticking to the central bank’s playbook.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 2:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The Fed giveth and the Fed taketh away. Say bye-bye to another $10 billion per month in stimulus.

Monday, June 09, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week brings a reading of the consumer’s pulse and an anniversary for the computer.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 2:01 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve’s asset purchases shrink in the face of a stabilizing U.S. economy.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:35 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

It’s still mostly quiet on the inflation front, and that’s not necessarily a good thing.

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