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Interest Rates: The Most Important Factor For an Economy - Financial Education

Interest Rates: The Most Important Factor For an Economy - Financial Education


Interest rates are perhaps the single most important factor to the growth of the financial system. For over a decade, interest rates have been at rock bottom all over the world. This has even gone into negative territory for some countries like Denmark and Japan. Interest rates have an impact on everything because the cost of borrowing for your house, your car, and what corporations are using to fund their operations, are all tied to it directly.