While the Federal Reserve declined to raise interest rates this week, rates are still expected to go up sometime this year, which is great news if you've been discouraged by the next-to-nothing interest rates banks pay on your savings. But if you have a home equity line of credit or a credit card with an interest rate tied to the rates set by the Federal Reserve, you may be looking at higher payments.
This news can make a big difference if you're on a tight budget, because your payments can go up later this year. If rates do go up, what will it mean to your monthly payments?
Click ahead for a look at which of your bills will go up when the central bank raises interest rates.