Interest Rates


The Fed Hits the Brakes: No Rate Hikes Projected in 2019

The shift from further rate increases this year suggests that the Fed believes there is little to fear regarding high inflation. At its meeting on March 20, 2019, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) maintained the benchmark federal funds rate at the target range of 2.25% to 2.50% that was set in December 2018. This in itself was not surprising.
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Using Home Equity To Help Pay For College

If you own a home and have equity in it, you might consider taking out a home equity loan as a source of funds for your child's college expenses. Alternatively, you might decide to refinance your mortgage to one with a lower interest rate or a longer term in order to create more discretionary income each month that can be
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Links To Ring In 2019

Welcome to our first blog post of 2019! Below are some links regarding financial planning for retirement, financial concerns for college, and general financial education. Hopefully these help shake off the holiday cobwebs and get your year off on the right foot. Current Events Our friends at Formula Folios have provided some valuable insights regarding the recent stock market volatility
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