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Here’s How Just Thinking About Inflation Can Cause It. And The Fed May Take Notice

Until the past several months, the prices for these long-lasting durable goods had been steady. But waiting may cost a lot more as inflation pressures stick around. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Inflation Is Not Going Away Any Time Soon. Here’s How Top Financial Advisors Are Handling It

Based on recent government data, there is good reason for asking how long inflation is here to stay. Financial advisors say inflation is a top issue in their work with clients. And for many of those clients, it is as much emotional as it is financial. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Interest Rates On The Rise This Holiday Season

The days of historically low interest rates are coming to an end. As of October 2018, the Fed's prime rate was at 2.19% – the highest it's been in over a decade. Why should you care? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO FIND OUT

After Fed Rate Hike, Americans Could Pay $2.2 Billion More On Credit-Card Debt

As many economists had expected, the Federal Reserve just raised its benchmark federal funds rate by a quarter-percentage point. But what consumers might not have expected: their credit-card bill is going up, too. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Brexit: Is This Like The 2008 Financial Crisis?

With the U.K. voting to leave the European Union and investors around the world in full-fledged panic mode, could this be the beginning of the end for the EU and even the start of another financial crisis? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

3 Money Moves To Make (And 1 To Avoid) Before Lending Rates Begin To Rise

There are a lot of smart moves American consumers and investors can make before lending rates start rising but there's one that is cautioned against. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE