Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, March 07, 2014 10:23 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A look at investor risk tolerance and how Fed policy continues to steer investors toward riskier assets.

Friday, March 07, 2014 9:38 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

CD rates are still at historical lows all over the country, but some cities enjoy higher rates than others.

Friday, January 17, 2014 1:26 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Ben Bernanke, in his last public remarks as Fed chairman, defended quantitative easing and brushed aside concerns about inflation and capital losses.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 2:04 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve will cut back on monthly asset purchases and will keep rates low far into the future.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 1:15 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investors face risk when they move from cash to stocks after a market rally.

Friday, September 27, 2013 3:02 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The party will come to an end as the Federal Reserve ends its bond buying program. The prices on many risky assets will fall, but that may not be a bad thing.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 5:48 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

It may not be a “recovery summer” but the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book shows broad but measured growth across many industries and areas of the country.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 6:02 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The Federal Open Market Committee met on Jan. 29 and 30 and decided to continue purchasing $40 billion of agency mortgage-backed securities per month and $45 billion of longer-term Treasuries per month.

Thursday, January 03, 2013 4:42 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

FOMC members are split on when to end quantitative easing, some favoring as early as the end of this year.

Friday, October 05, 2012 11:23 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

The Fed, faced with a laundry list of economic troubles and stubborn unemployment, decided to go all-in on job growth.

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