Posts Tagged ‘interest rates’

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    Savers or Borrowers?

    Apr 5, 11 • 271 Views • Businesses, Economic Debates, Financial Markets, Government, Households, Money and Monetary Policy, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    In 1987, a $100 savings account would have earned close to $9 in interest. In 2005, $3.75 or so. Now, maybe 47 cents? The WSJ, had a good article describing how savers are suffering. The retirees who expected to depend on interest income until they died have

  • Crowding Out or In?

    Dec 9, 09 • 193 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    In their textbooks, economists typically refer to