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.
EBay's new "Trading Time" calculator lets you figure out how long you have to work to pay for various expenses. It's an eye-opener.
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.
The auto industry must evolve from making vehicles to providing transportation solutions for gridlocked cities -- and for young people who don't have driver's licenses.
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.
The real estate crash soured many people on buying houses to fix up and flip, but restoring and flipping classic cars is more popular than ever.
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.
The FTC is reportedly investigating whether car dealers across the country ganged up against car-shopping website TrueCar.
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.
Consumer Reports pulled its recommendation for three Toyota cars, including the Camry, after the vehicles received a poor crash-test rating from the IIHS.
Hyundai says that any furloughed government workers facing a payment on their Hyundai can wait until they're back to work.
A big purchase can get a lot bigger if you let a salesperson upsell you on a warranty or add-on product. Here are the ones to steer clear of.
Why haven't you bought an electric car yet? Part of the answer might lie in government policies, which are keeping prices high and convenience low.
E-Z passes save a lot of time -- but at what cost? A tech blogger discovered that his pass was being used to track his movements across New York City.
Are electric cars really as green as they seem? Given the nature of U.S. power plants, those Teslas and Priuses may not be a huge improvement over their gas-powered brethren.
U.S. consumers trimmed their overall indebtedness in the latest quarter, continuing a nearly five-year trend.
Here's a logic problem: a woman wants to buy a car, but knows that she'll pay more if she walks into a dealership. How can she save money, but still get the car she wants?
This month, the Department of Energy unveiled a tool to compare "per gallon" costs of electric- vs. gas-powered cars. Here's how the overall costs of owning them...
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.