interest rates

Simply Meh: Inside the Latest Jobs Report
  • Simply Meh: Inside the Latest Jobs Report

Simply Meh: Inside the Latest Jobs Report

By |September 7th, 2016|

The monthly jobs report released by the U.S. Department of Labor is an important indicator of how the economy is performing and where the markets might go. Improved employment rates and the creation of new jobs shows that the economy is improving. Falling jobs figures show that the opposite is happening. The latest August […]

The Interesting Effects of Higher Interest Rates
  • The Interesting Effects of Higher Interest Rates

The Interesting Effects of Higher Interest Rates

By |February 1st, 2016|

The Feds made the fateful decision in December 2015 to hike interest rates for the first time since 2006 from historic lows of 0.25% to 0.5%. Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen has said that the central bank would gradually raise the rates in coming years. It indicates US economic recovery from global meltdown and full […]

Federal Reserve Delays Rate Hike... Again
  • Federal Reserve Delays Rate Hike... Again

Federal Reserve Delays Rate Hike… Again

By |October 29th, 2015|

US Markets were off to a bit of a slow start this week as investors awaited the final report from the FOMC meeting. However, the Federal Reserve has come to their conclusion and it seems to be exciting news for investors. Essentially, the Fed has made the decision to delay the increase of their […]

What To Look For When You Need A Cash Loan
  • What To Look For When You Need A Cash Loan

What To Look For When You Need A Cash Loan

By |July 1st, 2014|

The following is a guest post about cash loans. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

Although most of us do our best to go through life without ever needing a loan, in some cases, it can be near impossible. The bottom line is that […]

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Fed Chair Janet Yellen Hints At Interest Rate Hike

By |April 3rd, 2014|

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The two major events for financial markets this month were the turnaround in non-farm payroll figures and Fed chair Janet Yellen’s first media conference. Analysts and investors were watching both carefully to […]

Are You Watching Mortgage Interest Rates Surge Through The Roof?
  • Are You Watching Mortgage Interest Rates Surge Through The Roof?

Are You Watching Mortgage Interest Rates Surge Through The Roof?

By |September 3rd, 2013|

Have you been diligently tracking mortgage interest rates? You should. They’re surging. Recently all the way up to 4.625%. That’s the largest weekly increase in FIFTY years! Just in January mortgage rates were 3.25%. There was no way to predict that they’d surge up 50% by 1.5 percentage points in less than half a […]

4 Facts Most People Don’t Know About Saving Rates
  • 4 Facts Most People Don’t Know About Saving Rates

4 Facts Most People Don’t Know About Saving Rates

By |July 11th, 2013|

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If you’re looking to increase your overall equity, you should be concerned about current savings interest rates. You earn money from savings accounts just from having your money sit there, but the […]

Manipulating Compound Interest Rates
  • Manipulating Compound Interest Rates

Manipulating Compound Interest Rates

By |June 3rd, 2013|

Hey everyone, thanks for joining me for this week’s Monday Money! Today, I’m going to go over something that most people have some experience with and know very little about at the same time, compound interest rates.

If you have a loan that you were charged interest on, you’ve had experience with compound interest rates. […]

Step By Step Guide To Credit Card Interest Rate Negotiations
  • Step By Step Guide To Credit Card Interest Rate Negotiations

Step By Step Guide To Credit Card Interest Rate Negotiations

By |May 27th, 2013|

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest posting policy and then contact me.

Hey everyone and, thanks for coming back for another Monday Money post! Last week we talked about ways to be modest about spending your money. I figured one of the best ways […]

Financial Benefits of a Low APR
  • Financial Benefits of a Low APR

Financial Benefits of a Low APR

By |April 7th, 2013|

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest posting policy and then contact me.

A credit card can give you access to money in an emergency, and if you’re looking for a way to establish a credit history, getting a credit card can help you achieve […]