Federal Reserve interest rate policy may have bailed out the economy after the Great Recession, but savers who don't fight back continue to lose ground against inflation to this day. Here's what you can do to stay ahead.
Rates on deposit accounts and mortgages may continue to rise despite the Fed's recent decision to keep its rate target unchanged. Here is what consumers can do to reap the benefits now.
The Fed continued pursuing a policy of rate normalization -- but, so far, consumers only find better interest rates on mortgages, CDs and savings accounts if they shop.
Sometimes the Federal Reserve adopts a wait-and-see approach to raising the federal funds rate. Here's how investors, home-buyers and savers could profit when market rates rise faster than Fed rates.
The Fed raised interest rates for the third time in 2017, but some savings account rates have been rising even faster.
Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a good time to look at your finances; see how you can tell which elements of those finances are blessings and which are turkeys.
The Fed's latest statement dismisses recent negative economic trends as being due to the harsh hurricane season, but their inaction on rates speaks louder than words.
Find out why millions of Americans do not have a bank account, how this is costing them, and what they can do about it.
Fallout from recent hurricanes seems to include delaying a Fed rate hike, though consumers may want to protect against rising inflation by shopping for bank rates.