Inflation & Interest Rate Effect On The Economy

May 11, 2022

Are we headed for a Recession? What is a Recession

 

Americans are increasingly worried about the economy, with about 6 in 10 concerned that a major recession is "right around the corner," according to a recent survey from AllianzLife. The reasons for their anxiety are clear: Economic activity shrank in the first three months of the year, inflation is ...

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March 30, 2022

Rising Rates - Buy Now or Wait?

 

Buy Now or Wait a Year: What the Current Mortgage Trends Mean for Home Buyers

 

Home buying has been nothing short of a frenzy over the past two years, for a multitude of reasons. If you’ve been thinking of buying a home but haven’t yet pulled the trigger ...

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Jan. 31, 2022

A Complete Guide To Inflation : Learn What It Is & How It Effects You

What Is Inflation?

Inflation is the decline of purchasing power of a given currency over time. A quantitative estimate of the rate at which the decline in purchasing power occurs can be reflected in the increase of an average price level of a basket of selected goods and services in ...

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Jan. 30, 2022

Fed Rate Hike: Here’s What to Do

Step one: Don't panic. Fed rate hikes can impact your financial decisions, but they are no reason to act impulsively.

When the Fed announces it's raising the federal funds rate, it's usually all over the news. But as a consumer, it's often hard to know what ...

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Jan. 30, 2022

Fed Raises Interest Rates - Consider Fixed Income Investments

With the Fed raising interest rates and turning off the loose monetary policy and 0 interest rate, that was required by the pandemic, it has now turned to tightening monetary policy.

Inflation and a full employment picture influenced the Fed to tighten monetary policy with raising interest rates probably by ...

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Jan. 29, 2022

Will Rising Interest Rates Burst The Housing Bubble?

Real estate prices are on the rise and building costs are right there with them. Prices have increased wherever you look.

For example, Austin, Texas, saw average home prices increase by $100,000 in just six months. 

Lower interest rates and rising demand are driving these price increases. Currently ...

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Jan. 29, 2022

How Fed Hikes Could Affect Mortgages, Car Loans, Card Rates

With the Federal Reserve signaling Wednesday that it will begin raising its benchmark interest rate as soon as March — and probably a few additional times this year — consumers and businesses will eventually feel it.


The Fed’s thinking is that with America’s job market essentially back to normal and ...

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Jan. 27, 2022

How Will Rising Interest Rates Effect You

The Federal Reserve laid the groundwork for interest rate hikes Wednesday.

At the conclusion of its two-day meeting, the central bank said it will aggressively unwind last year’s bond buying after a variety of inflation reports reached their highest levels in decades.

Although interest rates will stay near zero for ...

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