Tag Archive for: Fed Funds

Refinance to a Fixed-Rate Mortgage for a Better Home Loan

Mortgage rates have been inching upwards since earlier this year. Slowly at first, but the jumps are increasingly hard to ignore. If you have an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM), now is a good time to refinance to a fixed-rate mortgage. According to economists, the Fed is expected to deliver back-to-back interest rate hikes in May and […]

Federal Funds Rate: The Decision is In

Just in case you missed it, the Federal Open Market Committee, or FOMC, concluded their most recent round of meetings on Wednesday, July 31, which affects the Federal Funds Rate (fed funds rate). The FOMC meets every six weeks to discuss monetary policy, current and future economic conditions and the cost of funds. While the […]

Interest Rates: Is the Fed Changing Its Tune?

It appears that, while not backtracking, the Federal Reserve has indeed changed its tune regarding their policy on interest rates. The Federal Open Market Committee, or FOMC, wrapped up its most recent two-day meetings this past January 30. The FOMC meets about every six weeks to review the current state of the economy, review recent […]