Auto lender Westlake Services faces $48.35 million in cash relief and penalties for deceiving customers and falsely threatening criminal prosecution.
Deciding whether to lease or buy a car may seem intimidating, but answering a few simple questions will help you make the correct decision.
Consumers who view the monthly payments as a guide to determine how much to spend on a new house or car are making a mistake.
Here are 10 sneaky ways you're losing money before you even have a chance to use it. See how you can keep more of your paycheck for yourself next month.
Consumers who are facing delinquent car or mortgage payments should start by negotiating with the lender instead of ignoring the problem.
Of all generations, Gen-Xers feel the least-prepared for retirement -- and the most financially at-risk, beating out even boomers and millennials.
Americans learned a big lesson about carrying too much debt after the financial crisis, right? A report showing debt levels rising suggests otherwise.
Consumer borrowing surged again in April, helped by the largest gain in credit card borrowing in a year.
The average length of vehicle loans in the first quarter hit record highs, and nearly 30% of new-vehicle loans have pay-back periods longer than six years.
Consumers increased their borrowing in March by the largest amount in nearly a year as borrowing on credit cards rebounded following two months of declines.
When you need to borrow, avoid loans with exorbitant interest rates or enticements to make you spend and borrow even more.
Consumers increased their borrowing in February, driven by a jump in auto and student loans that offset a second monthly decline in credit card borrowing.
A nationwide crackdown on auto dealers has turned up widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings, the government says.
The day will come when the Fed nudges its benchmark lending rate from next to zero to something slightly higher. Here's what may happen next.
U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in November, as stronger demand for auto and student loans offset a drop in credit card debt.
The zero-percent car loan is less than half as common as it was four years ago, but U.S. consumers who find such deals can expect to save big.
Buying and financing a car may seem daunting, but there are ways to get the upper hand in negotiations and ultimately lead to a better deal.