What To Do When The Fed Raises Interest Rates

Sept. 19, 2022

We’re entering the next stage of the housing market downturn—3 things to expect heading forward

 

 

Back in June, Fed Chair Jerome Powell made it clear: The housing market would go through a “reset.”

“I’d say if you are a homebuyer, somebody or a young person looking to buy a home, you need a bit of a reset. We need to get ...

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May 12, 2022

Causes of a Recession, How does it effect me?, How To prepare

What Causes Recessions?

There is more than one way for a recession to get started, from a sudden economic shock to fallout from uncontrolled inflation. These phenomena are some of the main drivers of a recession:

  • A sudden economic shock: An economic shock is a surprise problem that creates serious ...
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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. 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

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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