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.
Americans signed contracts to buy homes in April at the fastest pace in nearly nine years, evidence that real estate is benefiting from steady job growth.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained at levels consistent with a strengthening labor market.
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.
Unscrupulous charities, probate courts, home repair scammers, retirement homes, neighbors and even family members are targeting seniors, one expert says.
More than 100,000 taxpayers had their personal tax information stolen from an IRS website as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds.
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.
By helping too much, parents risk their own financial future and making their children too dependent on them.
Consumers who missed the open enrollment deadline and its extensions still have a number of options for limited health insurance coverage.
A rising number of 20-somethings don't have credit cards, and they want a different kind of relationship with financial advisers, too.
It doesn't always pay to go for the lowest possible price. Find out where frugal shoppers make their biggest mistakes. That's not you, is it?
U.S. home resales unexpectedly fell in April as tight inventories pushed prices higher, giving a cautious signal on the strength of the housing market.
Without spouses and partners to help, single people need to prepare some documents to improve their estate planning.
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.