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Five Helpful Tips for Refinancing When Rates Start to Rise

Five Helpful Tips for Refinancing When Rates Start to Rise

In December 2016, the Federal Reserve announced a rate hike. It is the second in a year after the previous hike took place at the end of 2015. It was a decision that financial analysts had expected due to improving employment numbers in the country and an economy that was strengthening. This upward trend was enough to make the Fed […]






by January 17, 2017 0 comments Mortgages
What Does the Fed Rate Hike Mean for Student Loans?

What Does the Fed Rate Hike Mean for Student Loans?

You have enough to worry about where your student loans are concerned. Rate hikes are the last thing you need to deal with right now. Yet, in December 2016 the Fed implemented an increase in interest rates. This is a decision many analysts had expected would come to pass. That’s after a marked upswing in the nation’s employment rates had […]






by January 13, 2017 0 comments Personal Finance
The Federal Reserve and How It Works (Infographic)

The Federal Reserve and How It Works (Infographic)

Since its creation in 1913, the Federal Reserve has played a pivotal role in the United States’ economy.  Based in Washington D.C., the Federal Reserve is led by the Board of Governors and has 12 Federal Reserve Banks located throughout the country.  While the Federal Reserve cannot directly predict the economy’s future because of unforeseen events such as war, technological […]






by May 26, 2016 0 comments Bank Accounts