Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Sunday, November 06, 2016 5:15 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The October unemployment data is likely to keep the Fed on track toward a December rate hike.

Thursday, November 03, 2016 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Hiring has been steady, but wage gains have been sluggish. Will this week’s jobs report change that?

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.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 6:50 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

Next week, the Federal Open Market Committee meets to decide on the direction of monetary policy. Currently, the fed funds rate sits at 0.25% to 0.5%.

Monday, July 18, 2016 12:05 pm
By Sarah Berger · Bankrate.com

The proposed Republican party platform addresses some workplace issues, but not others.

Monday, July 11, 2016 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The economy still has some stuff to work on, but it’s making a comeback.

Friday, July 08, 2016 10:26 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Employers added a stunning number of jobs to their payrolls in June, but unemployment rose.

Monday, July 04, 2016 6:00 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Market turbulence and uncertainty about the U.S. election are weighing on the economy. They aren’t helping consumer confidence either.

Sunday, June 26, 2016 7:29 am
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

The impact of Brexit could strain job markets in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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