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Rising Interest Rates

6 Steps to Take If Your Student Loan Interest Rates Went Up

Andrew Josuweit | Posted 04.12.2016 | Education
Andrew Josuweit

You've probably heard by now that the Federal Reserve executed a long-awaited interest rate hike in December. Though this move was both inevitable and sorely needed, it's not great news for borrowers. In fact, your student loan interest rates might have gone up as a result.

Should You Care About Rising Interest Rates?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

The fact that the Fed is considering raising rates is a good thing because it means the economy is doing well. However it will have a different impact on different people.

How Will Rising Interest Rates Impact How Much You Pay on SBA Loans

Marc Prosser | Posted 06.05.2016 | Business
Marc Prosser

Are you currently paying off an SBA loan and wondering how rising interest rates could affect your monthly payments? Or, maybe you are considering getting an SBA loan but are worried that increases in interest rates will mean you have to pay back more than you are anticipating.

The Downside of Up: How Rising Mortgage Rates Will Lead to Lower Sales

Dr. Stan Humphries | Posted 10.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dr. Stan Humphries

For 30 years, falling mortgage interest rates have enabled homeowners to move into ever-larger homes on the promise of ever-cheaper financing. But that party is over, and the impact on existing home sales could be significant.

5 Strategies to Protect Yourself From Rising Interest Rates

David A. Dedman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

These low interest rates we've enjoyed for years will begin rising. I personally believe we still have some time before rates start upward. Since you have a little time left, I'd like to give you a few suggestions.

Are We Seeing a Perfect Storm Building for Small Real Estate Investors?

Dean Graziosi | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
Dean Graziosi

In moving around the Web and reading my news feeds, there is mounting evidence that a perfect storm may be building for individuals and small partnership firms investing in rental property.

Real Estate Pity Party

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 09.08.2013 | New York
Lita Smith-Mines

Welcome, disillusioned buyers. You really shouldn't be here, should you? You saved your money and had 20 percent to put down. Yet you were trampled by the buyers with wallets full of cash snatching up investment properties.

Interest Rates: The Era Of Cheap Credit Is Over

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as prospects for the American economy brighten, consumers are about to face a new financial burden: a sustained period of rising interest rates....