Many people in Virginia and across the country are struggling with overwhelming debt, especially as credit card fees and interest rates mount. In March of 2018, the U.S. Federal Reserve announced an increase in the federal funds interest rate from 1.5 percent to 1.75 percent. Even though this rate is not a consumer rate and reflects a bank-to-bank lending rate, it is used as a benchmark for consumer loans, credit accounts and even savings accounts. An increase in the federal funds rate means that interest rates on consumer debt rise as well.
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