Tag: Inflation

How The Fed’s Interest Rate Hikes Could Affect Your Finances

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve’s move Wednesday to raise its key rate by a half-point brought it to a range of 4.25% to 4.5%, the highest level in…

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Do This Instead of Asking for a Cost-of-Living Raise

Photo: mavo (Shutterstock) With inflation making the cost of just about everything go up—combined with the labor market favoring job seekers—it makes sense that now is the time to ask for…

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Fed Unleashes Another Big Rate Hike But Hints At A Pullback

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve pumped up its benchmark interest rate Wednesday by three-quarters of a point for a fourth straight time but hinted that it could soon reduce…

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Mehdi Hasan Wants Dems To Attack ‘Villain’ Corporations For Spurring Inflation

MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan dug into the “real villains” of the inflation crisis during a segment of his show Sunday. Hasan, who likened inflation to a specter looming over America…

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Beware the Costs of ‘Lifestyle Creep’

Photo: Gorodenkoff (Shutterstock) Maybe you recently got that promotion (congrats!), or paid off a debt (super congrats!), or you’re finally seeing some returns on your investments. For whatever reason, you’re suddenly…

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