Massive inflation to likely push Fed to hike rates 6 times: Federated

The bull in the market has long been tempering its expectations due to inflation. Phil Orlando of Federated Hermes expects the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates six times over the next two years to tame massive price increases from cars to shelter and food. “Our best guess is that we will see quarter-point rate … Read more

Small Business holiday shopping is back, and maybe changed forever

A sign on the glass reading Thank you for your support of this local business at a bakery in Walnut Creek, California, September 15, 2021. Image courtesy Sftm. (Photo by Gado/Getty Images) grandfather | Photo archive | Getty Images More than a third of Americans (34%) say they plan to shop at Small Business on … Read more

Groups like Buy Nothing and Freecycle bolster budgets and community

Kate_Sept 2004 | E + | Getty Images When Sheros Badreddine, 38, joined her local group Buy Nothing in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, five years ago, she did so only to save money. As a single mom, she was on a tight budget. “I joined my Buy Nothing group in 2016 to get free stuff; … Read more