Yesterday's news isn't the last we'll hear from the Fed regarding interest rates. Their two day regularly scheduled meeting is just next week, and another rate reduction may be announced by the time the meeting is adjourned. Rate cuts are being used to calm the markets and instill consumer confidence to keep us investing and spending. The three-quarter percentage cut yesterday and any future cuts could affect you in several ways. To see what they are please
Borrowing costs are lower for banks and so it's the Fed's hope they will pass these rates along to consumers and businesses.