For most seniors and especially retirees, insurance payments can seem like an unnecessary expense. But not in these five common scenarios.
Consumers increased their borrowing in March by the largest amount in nearly a year as borrowing on credit cards rebounded following two months of declines.
Technology has the power to put more money in our pockets. It is now up to us to use those advances to use in consumer financial services.
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.
First-year college students are showing less responsible financial behavior than even two years ago, according to a new study.
Refinancing your student loans seems to be fashionable lately. Let's look at the hype and see if refinancing is really worth it.
Members of the Corinthian 100 argue that the U.S. should have regulated schools better and informed students that their schools were under investigation.
Some taxpayers are discovering the income tax refund they thought was coming has instead has been seized to pay their defaulted student loan debt.
Fall too far behind on your student loans, and you might lose your license to work, practice a profession or even drive a car.
President Barack Obama is aiming to clamp down on the private companies that service federal student debt with a presidential memorandum he signed Tuesday.
Don't know where to start in planning your financial future? Consider these six areas, including your student loans, insurance and happiness.
Paying off student loans is worthy of a celebration, but you'll want to be strategic about it. Here's why.
The current tax advantages of 529 college savings plans should continue to help students avoid being crushed by debt. Let Obama know how you feel.
One man recounts the moment he realized he and his wife were drowning in debt, and how digging themselves out transformed their finances -- and their lives.
Student loan debt is near the top among household debts, and the burden is holding young college graduates back in life. Here's how to better manage it.
President Obama unveils an ambitious proposal to pay for two years of community college, saying education shouldn't be a privilege reserved for a few.
U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in November, as stronger demand for auto and student loans offset a drop in credit card debt.
LendingClub has lots of copycats, offering low interest rates for personal, student and small-businesses loans.
When Austin Netzley graduated, he owed $81,000. He paid it all off and has quickly created wealth, too.
College students can earn cash by thinking creatively. How about reselling toys? Monitoring movie premieres? Selling plasma? Busking? Or posing nude?
It's time to stock up on the ramen noodles. The average cost of attending college crept up again in 2014, the College Board says.
Student loan debt is increasing among students from higher-income families faster than in any other income class.
Uncle Sam has identified six unfair practices used in servicing student loans. To fight back, know your rights and turn to the CFPB if you need help.
Finding money for a down payment and monthly payments is proving difficult for a growing number of would-be homeowners -- for one specific reason.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has identified six themes among the complaints and misunderstandings about how student loans work.