Posts Tagged ‘Fed Rate Hike’

The Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates, and Some Are Happy

The Federal Reserve decided to hike its short-term interest rate for only the second time since the Great Recession. While mortgages and other forms of credit will get pricier, there will also be some benefits for consumers stemming from the move.

Mark Wilson recently broke down those benefits in…

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The Fed Moves Interest Rates Higher. What Will This Mean?

Well, they finally did it. After a year of hinting and retreat, officials of the Federal Reserve have finally voted to change their long-standing policy of stimulating the economy with near-zero interest rates.

With the U.S. economy growing at a decently – and showing some resiliency – the Fed…

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