Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, July 28, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The week’s highlights will include a Fed meeting, a jobs report and a Medicare birthday.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 5:22 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve finds plenty of signs of a rebound from the winter slump.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 5:00 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve has added a bit more detail about how it plans to end some of the extraordinary measures put in place during and after the financial crisis. In minutes released from the mid-June policy-setting session, the nation’s central bank cautions that while asset purchases are “not on a preset course,” it envisions a

Monday, July 07, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Every time the Federal Reserve thinks it’s kicking the economy, the football gets pulled away.

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 16, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week brings another “song from the big Chair” at the Federal Reserve.

Friday, June 06, 2014 5:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Chief economists from some of the largest U.S. banks are feeling upbeat about the economy.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 5:27 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Federal Reserve officials aren’t ready to raise interest rates anytime soon. They’re still trying to figure out how to do it. Just-released minutes from the April 29-30 Federal Open Market Committee meeting detail how officials are still trying to grapple with how to reverse extraordinary and unprecedented measures taken during and after the financial crisis.

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.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014 5:09 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve’s minutes show the central bank held an unusual pre-meeting video conference

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