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U.S. central bank chief Janet Yellen just announced that the federal funds rate will rise above 1%. This is why you should care, if you have a credit card, savings account, or any debt.
Watch the Federal Reserve for any moves it makes.
Janet Yellen's confirmation hearings are today, and her moment to shine has come when the Fed's role has expanded way beyond just printing money.
In a few months, Obama may appoint her to a position with the power to manage a large portion of America's economic policy. Can we trust her to make a positive difference?
The Federal Reserve is set to get a new chair in early 2014. The most likely candidate probably wouldn't rock the boat too much — which is a shame, because the economy could use a jolt.
Janet Yellen is widely expected to replace Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sometime this year. But do you know anything about the woman soon to be the most powerful in the world?