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Disability Insurance Observer: Yellin' at Yellen

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The income umbrella (AP photo/Charles Dharapak)
The income umbrella (AP photo/Charles Dharapak)

Janet Yellen, the new Federal Reserve Board chair, seems to be inclined to keep interest rates low because, she says, inflation still seems to be low, and because she thinks keeping rates low will help employment.

Seriously, Federal Reserve Board people, let me say, as a moderate-income worker and a would-be home buyer: Do not try to do me any favors by trying to keep rates at an unrealistically low level.

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