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.
New U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers.
I went from being upside-down on an outrageous seven-year new car loan to saving almost $2,000 by refinancing through a credit union. You can do it, too.
U.S. banks looking to get in on a booming market for financing new-car sales have run into a formidable competitor: the auto manufacturers themselves.
In the latest sign Americans are increasingly comfortable taking on more debt, auto buyers borrowed a record amount in the first quarter.
A new study shows the average household in 24 of America's 25 largest metropolitan areas cannot afford to pay for the average priced new car or truck.
Sam's Club is trying out an online subscription service similar to Amazon's that mainly focuses on basic consumer products, everything from paper towels to printer cartridges.
With all the hidden interest and seemingly endless payments, can you truly afford your lease? John Jamieson explains how to save big money on your next car.
Our cars are the second biggest drain on our budgets. And the more you regularly spend on something, the more you can probably save on it.
We all remember how the subprime mortgage crisis threw the financial system into chaos. Well, there's another similar crisis brewing just under the economy's surface.
Here's something they don't teach in Driver's Ed: the four ways that driving can have significant, long-term impact on your credit.
U.S. consumer credit rose more than expected in September but credit card usage fell for a fourth straight month.
Hyundai says that any furloughed government workers facing a payment on their Hyundai can wait until they're back to work.
U.S. consumers trimmed their overall indebtedness in the latest quarter, continuing a nearly five-year trend.
The financial state of a majority of elderly Americans is tenuous at best. And when your older relatives die, some of their money problems can become your problems.
New car sales abound this Memorial Day weekend. Here's how to be a savvy shopper and land the best deal.
With new car sales revving up, consumers are trading in old cars, resulting in lower prices for used cars.