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.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 4:36 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

A Federal Reserve official has quit in scandal. What does that mean for interest rates?

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, January 18, 2017 4:44 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

A report prepared for the Federal Reserve’s upcoming interest rate meeting indicates the economy is on course.

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

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · Bankrate.com

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

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

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 · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve’s final Beige Book for the year has a quietly optimistic tone.

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