I went from being upside-down on an outrageous seven-year new car loan to saving almost $2,000 by refinancing through a credit union. You can do it, too.
Here's how banks play with interchange, interest and fees to make money on your credit cards -- and how you can turn the tables on them.
Crumbs' demise isn't surprising when considering its dependence on a fad. Rather, it's a cautionary tale for businesses that market a single product.
Ford says it is recalling 100,610 vehicles in North America in six separate actions, including 92,000 cars with problematic front axles.
Car service Uber is temporarily slashing its fares in New York City by 20 percent, making its fares cheaper than those of traditional yellow cabs.
More American households are ditching their old telephones, though the pace of dumping landlines seems to have slowed down in recent years.
A Houston debt collector is fined $4 million for allegedly using false and deceptive collection practices. The company can't pay. What's the lesson here?
Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will soon be required to power on electronic devices in order to board their flights.
A consumer is exasperated because when she closed a Kohl's account months ago, the rep marked her deceased - and Experian has been slow to fix the problem.
The food may be fast, but Consumer Reports readers slam the quality, value and service of giants like McDonald's, Taco Bell and KFC.
The data breach involves 163,000 students, alumni, faculty, staff and applicants of Butler University, going back to 1983.
The Federal Trade Commission accuses T-Mobile of knowingly allowing third parties to text customers without their consent, resulting in higher phone bills.
Federal regulators are urging consumers to go through their bills line by line after accusing T-Mobile of wrongly charging customers for premium services.
A new study finds that 18% of consumers have either lost an item with sensitive information, or had it stolen, while traveling. Don't become one of them.
The ignition switch recalls now engulfing General Motors are raising new questions about the safety of the parts across the American auto industry.
Reward credit cards, loyalty programs, Airbnb and other elements of the sharing economy can help you save big bucks and make that dream trip a reality.
There are plenty of reasons to prefer Android to Apple, or vice versa. One that consumers may forget to factor in is which OS offers you more privacy.
Victims and the families of General Motors' faulty ignition switch will find out how much compensation they get, based on decisions made by Ken Feinberg.
Here are four ways you can increase your credit limits, and how each method can affect your credit score.
Want a sign-up bonus for a credit card you already have? You need to learn about retention, churn and other concepts.
Americans who have paid a yearly fee to skip security lines at airports and find it's worth every penny, allowing them to skip dreaded security lines.
Federal prosecutors are sending out subpoenas to find out who knew what at GM about the automakers' faulty ignition switches that killed at least 13 people.