Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 4:22 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

In the wake of the election, the Federal Reserve indicates there’s some uncertainty about the future course of interest rates.

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

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 ·

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

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

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 ·

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 ·

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 ·

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

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 2:00 pm
By Holden Lewis ·

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

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 4:07 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

The Federal Reserve’s latest economic survey sounds like a familiar but confusing tune.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 4:46 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

Newly-released minutes from the last Federal Reserve meeting offer more evidence of a pending rate hike.

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