We've rounded up 10 truly inspiring stories of real consumers who faced their debt head-on and managed to come out on the other side.
For 80 years, Americans have been able to bank on the fact that if their bank ever failed, the FDIC would have their backs. Soon, China will do the same for its depositors.
That birthday check from grandma is more than a present -- it's an opportunity to start letting your child learn how to handle money in the future.
Along with worrying about their academics, parents are worrying about their college kids' financials. Here are 5 things parents can do to help sharpen students' money skills.
A new study suggests that having multiple bank accounts allows you to fool yourself into thinking you're saving more -- which means you'll really save less.
In an effort to be friendlier (and lure customers) banks are giving away services like personal consultations, financial literacy classes and seminars. And that's good for us.
Some banking execs say brick-and-mortar branches remain the best way to gain and serve customers, despite technological inroads that have left the corner bank a seeming relic.
Cyprus will impose limits on money transfers and dispatch extra security guards to prepare for Thursday's reopening of the banks, which have been shut for almost two weeks.
Afraid Social Security won't cover your retirement needs? A finance expert proposes mandatory savings accounts
Employer credit checks are preventing the nation's hardest hit job seekers from entering the workforce, a new study shows.
Sequestration is saving a lot of money and cutting the deficit -- but is it destroying women in the process?
Savings have fallen this year, as American households in January experienced the worst 1-month income drop since 1993.
Can money buy happiness? Does more education equal more money? When it comes to personal finance myths, what you don't know CAN hurt you!
A new study shows that one third of parents plan to raid their retirement accounts in order to help pay for their children's educations.
In January, U.S. incomes dropped, but spending rose as consumers dug into savings to help cover rising utility costs and the increased price of gasoline.
A recent survey shows that a majority of Americans have more money in their "emergency funds" than the owe on their credit cards.
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For a Louisiana couple, a Feb. 28 visit from the Publishers Clearing House van carried with it an instant transformation from penny pinchers to millionaires. In an exclusive...