Tag Archives: federal reserve

This past week, the Fed raised interest rates by 0.25%. A couple years ago raising rates seemed like a “boy who cried wolf” idea, now we’re seeing one rate hike after the other, with troubling risks behind each hike.

The U.S. national debt has increased by $1.186 trillion since Congress suspended the debt ceiling back in September. This amounts to a troubling 6% increase, and it doesn’t look like it will be slowing down anytime soon.