Personal Finance

Credit card delinquency rates are rising, according to the New York Fed. The average credit card interest rate is now 17%. Rahel Solomon explains why the interest rates are at almost a 25-year high.

We dig deeper on the rising credit rates and delinquencies, and what we can expect going forward. Credit Cards Expert from Nerdwallet, Sara Ratner, joins us on the show with her analysis.

If you haven’t pulled your tax return together and sent it into the IRS by now, you’re just about out of time.

Monday, April 15, is Tax Day for most Americans.

With college costs soaring and student loan debt at a record high, more students and families are considering public schools simply because of the generally lower tuition.

On the field, Brandon Copeland plays to win. Off the field, he’s a member of CNBC’s Financial Wellness Council, and is teaching others how to secure their own financial freedom. Sharon Epperson reports.

Women typically earn less than men and take more time out of the work force, which has a significant impact on their lifetime earnings.

People don’t necessarily give to charity because of the tax benefits, but it doesn’t hurt, either.

Sharon Epperson reports on students in New Jersey who are learning the basics of saving and spending.

If you’re hoping to grow your family next year, take these four key steps now to prepare.

Many people have enough saved for retirement to claim Social Security later than they do, according to a new study.

Courtesy Eric Chen (Photo by JHU Sheridan Libraries/Gado/Getty Images) Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.  Americans leave college today with more debt than ever before. Some schools are trying to reverse the trend by instituting a no-loans policy. Most recently, Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, announced he would give $1.8 billion to his alma …

Don’t let what you owe hold you back.

Before you give cash to your favorite charity, there are a couple of strategies you might want to consider instead.

“Think of a credit freeze as a state-of-the-art home security system that helps keep the bad guys out.”