There's one type of insurance you often have to buy, but don't get to shop: mortgage insurance. Here's how it works and what you can do to get rid of it.
Newer cars aren't supposed to burn oil, but Consumer Reports magazine found that some engines force their owners to add a quart as often as once a month.
The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end, leaving Southwest Airlines as the only major U.S. carrier not to charge a bag fee.
Consumer sentiment rose this month to the highest level since January, suggesting that spending will strengthen this year.
Federal legislation that would better protect consumers from unfair medical bills is in the works. In the meantime, these tips can help you today.
Ford is recalling more than 200,000 Transit Connect vans and Escape sport-utility vehicles because of instrument panel and seatbelt issues.
Showtime is trimming its price to $9 a month for Hulu subscribers in a deal that will make it the first premium pay TV service offered through Hulu.
Choosing a travel rewards credit card can be overwhelming, so how do you go about choosing the right one for you? Here's what you need to know.
General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing consumer preferences for natural food.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints of braking problems with Dodge Dart compact cars.
If given the choice, would you rather get gas 'points' as a reward for grocery shopping -- or just get more money in your pocket immediately?
General Motors adds more than 243,000 compact hatchbacks in the U.S. and Canada to the growing recall for air bags that can explode with too much force.
American lobster prices are swelling as the summer fishing season gets off to a slow start in New England.
AT&T Mobility has been hit with a $100 million fine for offering consumers unlimited data, but then slowing Internet speeds after they hit a certain amount.
A bird flu outbreak in the Midwest that's boosted prices for eggs and roasting turkeys has actually resulted in cheaper chicken in the U.S., a report shows.
Security researchers discover a flaw in the way popular mobile applications store data online, leaving users' personal information vulnerable to hackers.
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.
Expect a higher bill if you purchase one of these items -- like ubiquitous breakfast eggs. But there's good news for bacon lovers.
The FCC wants to help cell and landline phone companies block unwanted calls and text messages. Find out more about the proposal.