Mitch Strohm

Mitch Strohm is the Managing Editor of and a writer, editor and digital marketer based out of Nashville, TN. Working in the industry for well over a decade, he has been the manager editor for several financial sites and has been featured in publications including Business Insider, Bankrate, The Motley Fool and Yahoo Finance.

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Are higher interest rates coming? What the Fed rate hike means for you

The economy is looking rosy, and Federal Reserve officials showed their optimism by raising the benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point Wednesday for the sixth time since December 2015. The central bank lifted the federal funds rate to a range of 1.5% to 1.75%. This latest Fed rate hike is the first under new Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, who replaced Janet Yellen. …

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