Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, July 18, 2014 2:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The Fed’s Monetary Policy Report on stretched valuations in certain sectors moves markets.

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 02, 2014 10:30 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

One expression I’ve always found odd in investing is “There is a lot of cash sitting on the sidelines” or some variant of that expression. Like investors are waiting on the bench for the coach to signal that it’s time to get in the market. Why I find it odd is that there are two

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.

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