In just eight years, the amount of debt the average college graduate leaves school with has increased by almost $10,000.
Top U.S. banks failed to fully comply with a government settlement to correct mortgage servicing abuses, a monitor of the settlement says.
Here's what you should know before applying for a store credit card.
Financial bloggers and financial planners both have the same goal: Helping people manage their money. But the pros and the amateurs can take very different approaches to it.
Student loan debt is making it harder for new college grads to save for retirement, and that's translating to a much later retirement age.
The last-minute compromise struck by Washington on Wednesday should remove the near-term threat of a ratings downgrade -- for now.
Older workers may have less time to save all the money they need for retirement, but younger generations actually need to save more than their parents.
Debtors have rights too, and when a debt collector violates them, the FTC will step in -- eventually. But until it does, here's what you need to know to protect yourself.
Homeowners who are living with too little saved for retirement should be realistic about how much the equity in their homes can help in funding retirement.
The number of U.S. homes set on the path to foreclosure slides to a seven-year low in the third quarter.
A recent study shows there are five areas older people outshine their younger counterparts when it comes to handling household finances.
It's not actually illegal for a debt collection agency to use text messaging to pursue outstanding debts. But it is illegal to do so while pretending to be a law firm.
Thousands of personal finance books today promise to teach you to spend less, save more and invest better but perhaps none said it better than a book published in 1937.
Lenders initiated foreclosure action in August against the fewest U.S. homes for any month in nearly eight years.
The traditional American Dream of owning a home and having 2.5 kids is quickly fading as younger generations strive to save more for retirement and become debt free.
Think that punishingly high student loan debt is just an American problem? As this infographic from Nonprofit Colleges Online show, it's actually an issue all over the world.