Monthly Archives: March 2015

Weekly Economic Update – March 23, 2015

FED MAY WAIT LONGER TO TIGHTEN March’s Federal Reserve policy statement provided less forward guidance than many investors expected. As anticipated, the word “patient” disappeared – but the Federal Open Market Committee also lowered its 2015 Gross Domestic Product forecast (to a range of 2.3-2.7%) and nearly halved its 2015 inflation projection (to a range…
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Reining In Your Debt

Americans are spending freely again. That has a downside. As the Great Recession faded, American household debt gradually decreased. In fact, it declined by $1 trillion between mid-2008 and mid-2014, according to the Federal Reserve.1 Now household debt is increasing once more. The Fed found it climbing by $78 billion (0.7%) during Q3 2014.1 On…
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