LendingClub has announced its IPO. Let's look at how it and its competitors work and how it looks as a way to get cash and a place to invest in.
We could learn -- and save a lot -- from a U.K. initiative to force payday lenders to be more open about their interest rates and fees.
Hourly employees who use an electronic time card system and direct deposit can use Activiehours to get a cash advance, with a voluntary tip.
Payday lenders capitalize on needy members of the military. Here's how those in the service and civilians can learn how to avoid their plight.
'Big Bang Theory's' Sheldon, Howard, Leonard, Raj, Amy, Bernadette and Penny are especially funny in teaching what not to do about money.
If a Postal Service plan to provide bill paying, check cashing and lending services becomes reality, it could save America's unbanked a fortune, and save the Post Office, too.
Following a data breach that compromised 70 million consumers' credit card information, Target wants the retail industry to switch to technology that's widely used in Europe.
We've all been caught with a surprise expense and our emergency fund on empty. Here are 3 ways to get money fast -- without paying high interest or pawning grandma's pearls.
The New York State attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Western Sky, a lender that's become infamous for loan rates as high as 355%.
The financial state of a majority of elderly Americans is tenuous at best. And when your older relatives die, some of their money problems can become your problems.
The nation's second-largest bank says it will take steps to protect its customers from fees and other charges that payday lenders may slap on them.
The financial industry is always pushing one product or another with claims it will make money management easier, save you cash, make you safer. But in some cases, the hype...