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Three things to know when interest rates rise

As you know, unless you’ve been living under a rock, interest rates have been low for a historically long time. The forecast by many financial experts is that as the economy continues to improve the Fed will start the process of raising rates, potentially this September. This upcoming action by the Fed can be both good and bad thing. As investors it’s important that you understand what that impact may be, either good or bad so that you can look at your portfolio carefully for any risks that you may not be aware of. Here are three things that you must keep in mind as the Fed starts the process. 1. There will likely be some short term volatility. As the Fed meeting(s) take place and the rate decision comes out, you will most likely see some short term volatility in the market. No one knows whether that volatility is
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