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What is a good interest rate on a credit card? The lowest APR you can possibly get.

What is a good interest rate on a credit card?

What is a good interest rate on a credit card? The lowest APR you can possibly get — and that all depends on your credit score.
Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.

The Fed has lowered interest rates for the first time since the depths of the Great Recession, but it’s still a great time to save money

Americans will soon see the interest rates on their savings accounts decrease after the Fed cut rates, but probably not by much.
Goldman Sachs' Omer Ismail speaks at the Business Insider Ignition Finance event.

Goldman Sachs’ Marcus is lowering interest rates on its savings account for the first time as Wall Street prepares for a potential Fed rate cut

Goldman Sachs' Marcus follows in the footsteps of fellow high-yield savings account Ally, which also cut its rates in late June.

Stocks are rising before Fed meets as rate cuts are front and center; Hong Kong shelves its extradition bill, helping sentiment

All eyes are on the Fed. Hong Kong suspended a law that fueled concerns the US could revoke its special status, exposing it to tariffs on China goods.

Traders are overwhelmingly expecting the Fed to slash rates next month

As the economy cools, the market is increasingly betting that lower interest rates are around the corner.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks about climate change and her "Green New Deal" in Washington.

The vast majority of Republicans support Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders’ plan to cap credit-card interest rates at 15%

Overall, about 68% of respondents said they either support or strongly support the plan, the Loan Shark Prevention Act.
It's worth calling to ask.

Most people never think to try a stunningly simple way to cut down credit-card debt

Most people don't know you can call your credit-card issuer to ask for a reduced interest rate, according to a CompareCards.com survey.
Chairman of the Federal Reserve nominee Jerome Powell testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee November 28, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Mnuchin says Trump doesn’t believe he has the right to fire the Fed chair, despite reports saying he has privately discussed the possibility

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that President Donald Trump does not believe he has the power to fire the Fed chair, Jerome Powell.
President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

Trump blames the Federal Reserve for GM’s layoffs

President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on the Federal Reserve and Chairman Jerome Powell, blaming them for stock-market wobbles and GM's layoffs.

Fed leaves rates unchanged, expects to keep hiking them gradually

Traders are certain that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December — a decision that would quickly lift borrowing costs for Americans.