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The Federal Reserve just made it harder to find the best mortgage and credit card rates — but getting a higher-paying savings account should be easier if you know where to look.
What is the Fed? What is a balance sheet — and why should you care? If you're confused about the latest Federal Reserve announcement, here's what to focus on.
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?
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?
Ben Bernanke may step down next year and there is already criticism that his successor, Janet Yellen, may be "soft" on inflation. But that is exactly what we need.