May 4, 2018
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.
May 4, 2018
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.
March 22, 2018
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.
February 2, 2018
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.
December 19, 2017
The Fed raised interest rates for the third time in 2017, but some savings account rates have been rising even faster.
November 10, 2017
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.
November 7, 2017
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.
October 11, 2017
Find out why millions of Americans do not have a bank account, how this is costing them, and what they can do about it.
September 21, 2017
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.
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