Failing to read a credit card's terms and conditions before you apply can cost you money. Here are four credit card fees to watch out for.
First-time homeowners are often caught in a conundrum when they are faced with tantalizing offers of either lower mortgage rates or a smaller down payment.
When it comes to real frights at night, financial hobgoblins scare Americans the most. Here's what's got some of us pacing the floor at 3 a.m.
With only a few exceptions, student debt holders should at least explore a refinancing scenario. Here's what you can do to lessen the burden.
Way too many retirement savers believe they're seeing light at the end of the tunnel, but that light is likely coming from a speeding, oncoming train.
Are you, like most people, stressed about money? Learn why a financial planner can help you fiscal and mental well-being.
U.S. banks are rolling out what they say are more 'secure' credit cards. But are the cards as safe as some banks and card carriers claim?
A lousy credit score penalizes consumers in myriad ways. And there is one area, in particular, that homeowners need to pay special attention to.
Planning to work longer to bolster your retirement finances? It can make a big difference, but it is tough to pull off. Here's why.
Everyone wants a zero percent credit card, but what's the catch? Here are some things to know about potential flies in the ointment.
There's an art form in closing a credit card - you don't want it to hurt your credit. Know what's at stake when you cut that piece of plastic in half.
With a few nifty tricks, you can boost your credit score some 50 to 100 points in no time flat. Here's how to make that happen.
Credit cards offer many conveniences and protections, but there are times when it's best to keep the plastic tucked away. Here are 10 such scenarios.