All Posts Tagged: interest rates

How to shop for the best interest rate

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
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What you see in advertisements is not necessarily what you’re going to get. Lenders are required to display the assumptions associated with their advertised interest rates.

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U.S. Outlook: Is the Yellen FOMC more hawkish?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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Despite a weak start to the year and financial volatility in emerging markets, the FOMC appears to have doubled-down on its monetary exit strategy in March.

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7 investment tips to consider in 2014

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy

In January, the Investment Advisory & Management team (IA&M) of Bank of the West’s Wealth Management Group issued its 2014 outlook, and these are among the top tips for investors.

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Top 10 investment signposts to watch for in 2014

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
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The U.S. economy shows signs of an active sustainable recovery for the first time in six years, with steady growth anticipated as international markets continue to break through their slumps.

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