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Joblessness has surged to catastrophic levels not seen for nearly a century.
It’s not as if the Fed goes out and contacts every U.S. lender.
The Fed’s actions have a great deal of influence on your money.
This wonky term has major implications for the U.S. economy, monetary policy and your pocketbook.
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Federal Reserve Board policy-makers raised interest rates for the fifth time since last June on March 21. The move is designed to slow the economy enough that inflation doesn’t get out of control.
The Federal Reserve Board has raised rates again. But what exactly does that mean and how will the changes affect you? Bankrate.com helps you sort it out.
The Federal Reserve Board decided on Feb. 2 that even higher rates were needed to slow the economy. It raised both the federal funds rate and federal discount rate by 25 basis points.
The wall of secrecy is falling from credit scores, the three-digit numbers that determine how much consumers will pay for loans.
The Federal Reserve Board keeps rates stable.
The White House, a U.S. Congressman and consumer groups are pushing for legislation that would beef up consumer protection when a debit card is lost or stolen.
The Army is a microcosm of society, where young people are not educated about money and are all too eager to spend. Some Army bases, led by Fort Hood, are trying to change that.
The Federal Reserve Board is not expected to make a move on interest rates at their meeting next week.
Mortgage Rate Analysis: Fixed rates slip; now is the time to lock in as rates are as low as they’ll go this year.
In light of the most recent Fed action, here are the best moves to make with CDs.