Interest Rates


High Interest Rates Aren't Going Anywhere — An Economist Explains What This Means for the Cost of Doing Business

Unless the real interest rate drops, companies that borrow to raise capital can expect to keep paying high rates for quite a while. Here's what this is likely to mean for how they do business.

Business News

I Got a 2.5% Mortgage Rate Last Year When Everyone Else Was Getting 6%. It's Saving Us $40,000 and Helping Pay Off My Medical Bills for Cancer Treatment.

Getting an assumable mortgage takes time and patience, but it is possible to snag a much lower rate.


Interest Rates Are Going to Drop This Year. Here Are 6 Ways Businesses Can Take Advantage When the Time Comes.

Opportunity is around the corner, so here's how you can make sure you're watching the right rates.

Growing a Business

Where Will the Economy Go Next? What to Watch For in 2024

Keep your eye on the data in these categories to make more strategic decisions in the new year, according to an economist.

Business News

This U.S. Tech Giant Is About to Outperform France's Whole Stock Market

Apple has a $3.1 trillion market cap.

Money & Finance

5 Financial Moves to Make While Interest Rates Are High

Here's what you should do and what you should avoid while interest rates are high.

Business News

A 'Silver Tsunami' Is About to Upend the Housing Market, Says Analyst Who Accurately Predicted the 2008 Financial Crisis

A rash of Baby Boomers nearing retirement are expected to start downsizing next year.

Business News

Fed Raises Interest Rates to Highest Levels in 22 Years. How High Will Rates Go?

This is the 11th rate increase since March 2022, reflecting the Fed's efforts to control inflation.

Growing a Business

7 Tips for Protecting Your Business Against Inflation

Inflation hurting your business? Here's how I weathered the storm over the past 20 years.

Real Estate

5 Strategies for Real Estate Investors to Survive (and Thrive) Amid Rising Interest Rates

Rising real estate interest rates are not a reason to stress — they are an opportunity to invest.

Growing a Business

Why Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Worry About Interest Rate Changes

Here's why entrepreneurs shouldn't panic about interest rate hikes and uncertain forecasts.

Business Ideas

Small Businesses Are Facing Higher Costs and Interest Rates. Here Are 6 Steps to Stave Off a Crisis.

For many proprietors, variable-rate small-business loans are a common part of business. Yet, their borrowing costs are set to skyrocket to double digits this year due to Fed rate hikes. Small and medium-sized business owners can't fight the Fed, but there are a few other things they can do to save — and even grow — their businesses.

Real Estate

How to Invest In Real Estate Amid High Interest Rates and Inflation

Investing in real estate when interest rates are going up can be tricky. But if you know what you are doing, there is a world of opportunity.

Business News

Europe Raises Interest Rates, Should the Fed Follow?

The European Central Bank increases interest rates by 50 basis points while also contending with a banking crisis - should the Fed follow suit?