Total student loan debt held by Americans stands at more than $1.3 trillion -- and it's having an enormous negative impact on our nation's economy.
In this time of celebration and uncertainty for college graduates, one rule should reign supreme when making money decisions: the less than 50 percent rule.
You can't count on worry to motivate you, so instead you should take responsibility for your retirement saving out of your own fallible hands.
You can now see the information that merchants, lenders, insurers, employers and landlords can see when checking you out, and without charge. Here's how.
While retailers are cracking down on fraud at the checkout counter, ATM debit card theft has skyrocketed to its highest level in 20 years.
The commercials insist a reverse mortgage is the perfect place to find extra retirement income. Here's what they don't tell you.
Think you've got a handle on what can make or break your score? Here are six missteps that even consumers with healthy credit can make.
Consumers who missed the open enrollment deadline and its extensions still have a number of options for limited health insurance coverage.
By helping too much, parents risk their own financial future and making their children too dependent on them.
As a young adult graduating as a member of the class of 2015, you have a tremendous opportunity to become a multimillionaire. But time isn't on your side.
If you have old unpaid debts, it pays to know the statute of limitation that applies to those bills. Here are seven common questions many consumers have.
Forty-four percent of Americans who earn more than $75,000 a year say they aren't able to save as much as they should thanks to their lifestyle purchases.
From helping keep tabs on a trip budget to researching prices, the benefits of involving kids in summer vacation planning are worth their weight in gold.
Back-to-back talks to different audiences yields this conclusion: If you know the basics about personal finance, maybe you won't from bad credit.
More than two-thirds of retired middle-income boomers wish they'd worked longer, and some have jobs in retirement -- but maybe not for the reason you think.
Excellent credit isn't about the big things you do once in a while. It's about the little things you do on a daily basis. Here's what you need to know.
Sometimes the personal touch helps with business transactions. But in the case of unpaid debt, humans may prefer to deal with machines.
Not checking your credit score is like not going to a doctor for a check-up, but this indifference could be hazardous to your financial health.
If you're like most people who aspire to have their own business, you've probably put this move off for years. Here's how to make it a reality.