On-time rent payments are not included in your credit score, but late payments are. That said, renters need to build -- and use -- a great credit score.
Amazon plans to sell a long-rumored proprietary wireless phone by the end of summer, The Wall Street Journal reports. What do we know? What can we expect?
Aggressive con artists target people who received -- or just applied for -- online payday loans. Four federal lawsuits cite losses of about $20 million.
The Heartbleed bug has millions of us trying to tally all our accounts and change all our passwords. But passwords are just the beginning of the problem.
Secret "price optimization" tools let insurance companies raise rates on customers who they think won't shop around.
Only 16 percent of us redeem the reward points we earn each year. Why do we love them? Is there a danger in hoarding them? How should we spend them?
Volatile trading on Wall Street is ramping up the heated debate between the bulls and bears -- and investors increasingly are caught in the middle.
A patent troll group called Personal Audio is going after podcasting, starting with a lawsuit against Adam Carolla. If Personal Audio wins, we all lose.
Toyota is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places.
Seaworld's "Blackfish" problem is getting worse, with patrons staying home in droves. Here's how the marine life theme park operator can lure them back.
As Microsoft ends support for the persistently popular Windows XP, the move could put everyone, from heavy industry to everyday people, in danger.
Tyson Foods is recalling 75,000 pounds of chicken nuggets sold at Sam's Club warehouse stores, after customers found small bits of plastic inside.
Big retailers are muscling in on the likes of Visa and MasterCard in a fiercely competitive and growing mobile payment market that promises to cut transaction costs.
Exotic international destinations, beach vacations and a dash of adventure are in high demand for honeymoons, but there are ways to cut costs and yet retain the excitement.