Sales surge in part because Americans are taking out longer loans.
Watching multiple episodes in a single sitting has its drawbacks, too.
Earnings-sharing proposals fail the fairness test.
New home equity line borrowing is up 79 percent in Arizona.
Gainful employment rules would limit options for non-traditional students.
Trips to visit family becoming a hassle, so adapt to changing conditions.
Two years ago my brother and his now-wife were preparing to get married and felt so much pressure, judgment and negativity from my parents leading up to the wedding that they almost uninvited them. My parents are now applying the screws to my relationship, my life and all of my decisions. Th…
Prepaid cards have become the go-to alternative to traditional bank accounts and credit cards, yet many still have hidden fees and lack basic safeguards, exposing consumers to risks that could leave them financially devastated.
If people have discovered anything about money during the past few years, it has to be that emergencies pop up without warning.
In a harsh lesson, investors have recently learned that the safest of bonds become vulnerable when interest rates rise. U.S. Treasury bond funds, TIP funds and municipal bond funds have delivered sharp losses in the past two months.
Coming this fall: advertisements pitching the opportunity to buy into hedge funds, private equity funds or early-stage companies.
There's something to be said for doing your own home-improvement projects.
To hundreds of thousands of devotees, Pete (he declines to reveal his last name) is Mr. Money Mustache, the creator of a no-nonsense personal finance blog. He and his wife retired from middle-income jobs in their 30s. Living frugally, the Longmont, Colo., couple saved more than half of what …
Don't let misconceptions prevent you from paying down your mortgage balance. In today's market, it is the best investment most borrowers can make.
Could it happen again? Could your retirement plans end up in shambles, and your college savings tattered?
Making ends meet can be tough. But if you've got a special skill set, a good eye or just a good idea, you can turn that into extra cash.
Pam Traxler gets some exercise and helps some dogs awaiting adoption at the Pima Animal Care Center.
When you're on a tight budget, joining the gym or buying a home gym isn't on top of the to-do list.
Are the golden years over for gold? With prominent hedge fund managers such as George Soros selling large quantities of gold and the price down about 16.5 percent from 2011's all-time peak near $1,924, some experts think gold's best days could be tarnished by the world's nascent economic recovery.
After running in terror from stocks since the financial crisis, individuals are suddenly feeling cozy again about a stock market that has gained 120 percent since early 2009.