The Federal Reserve controls monetary policy, which affects interest rates.

Today, we’re going to be diving into the first part of a three-part series on the Federal Reserve and interest rates. How are interest rates and federal policy related? In this fascinating series, we will explain how all of this is tied together. In this episode, we’ll discuss what the Fed really is and how it uses its policy to affect the economy.

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0:00 — The Federal Funds Rate

0:34 — What is the Fed? What are rates?

2:06 — One example of how it’s used

3:24 — When do you see low rates?

4:10 — Sneak peek at the next two episodes

5:23 — Wrapping up

Hopefully, you found that interesting and enlightening. Don’t miss out on the next two parts of this series to learn about how all of this ties together. Remember, if you have any questions about this topic or real estate in general, don’t hesitate to reach out to me by phone or email. I would be happy to serve as your resource for all of your real estate needs.