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.
Automakers are expected to report Tuesday that U.S. car and truck sales hit their highest level in nearly six years in March.
The debate over buying vs. leasing a car has been running for years, but these days, we can't afford to choose poorly. Our readers chime in with their experiences and advice.
Car sales have been steadily rising in 2013, and as more consumers start to consider new vehicles, many are once again asking a classic question: Is it better to buy or lease?
Not all debt is created equal. And even in today's low interest rate climate, too much of the wrong kind of debt can quickly snowball. So as you consider your overall...
When car buyers take possession of a vehicle before their financing arrangements are complete, they're risking a big money mess if the loan falls through. And some less...
The recession and its hangover have turned our bill-paying habits upside down. Cash-strapped Americans are paying off their car loans before they pay credit card bills and...