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Explore the latest news and commentary on the Federal Reserve, and learn how the decisions that are made during their meetings impact your money and the broader economy.
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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 meeting on May 16 could bring about the first 50-basis point rate hike in years. Here are some of the reasons why — and what consumers have to say about it.
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 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 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 is not expected to make a move on interest rates at their meeting next week.
The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee hiked the fed funds and discount rates by a quarter point.
The Federal Reserve Board keeps rates stable.