Finance

Fed rate hike: here’s what to do

See the impact on: When the Fed announces that it is raising the federal funds rate, it’s usually all over the news. But as a consumer, it’s often difficult to know what to do in response to a Fed rate hike, if any. What is the federal funds rate? The …

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How to Get Cheap Upgrades to First Class

There are several ways to travel first class: pay it directly, purchase a last minute upgrade, use Elite status earned on frequent travel, or apply travel rewards or miles. Here’s how to get the best first-class deal through last-minute upgrades and wisely using elite status. Inexpensive upgrade at check-in I …

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Fly now, pay later: are travel loans a good idea?

After months of social distancing, you probably can’t wait to travel. As more people are vaccinated, travel is sure to increase – and prices for flights and hotels are rising. should increase. While some consumers have savings to spend, those who want to travel more than savings may find a …

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