Federal Reserve May Decide to Raise Interest Rates Wednesday

The Federal Reserve may decide this Wednesday to raise interest rates after six-and-a-half years.

This announcement of a “liftoff” would signal that the U.S. economy is finally healthy enough that borrowing costs should return to more normal levels.

These are moments of challenge as a liftoff could lead to a slower economic recovery, while also providing higher returns for savers.

In advance of this decision, we suggest that you read more about the mechanics of the Federal Reserve’s policies in the attached article from the New York Times by clicking the link below.


The Fed’s Policy Mechanics Retool for a Rise in Interest Rates