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.
July 26, 2017
The Fed continues to show extreme caution in raising rates, but consumers can take more decisive action now.
June 14, 2017
The Fed's push to return to normal, despite flagging economic numbers, could be a no-win move for consumers.
May 9, 2017
As the Fed goes slow on rate hikes, consumers need a more direct way to find higher bank rates.
March 15, 2017
The Fed rate increase was largely driven by rising inflation, which could have broader implications for mortgages and savings account rates.
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