Personal Finance


Consumers who apply for a new mortgage are also more likely to open a new credit card and buy a car within the year.


Three in four Americans report having regrets about money, according to a new study.


Student loans, credit cards, mortgages, car payments, we’re leveraged up to our ears. How to know when debt is a good thing.


Unlimited choices and wedding photos being shared on social media are making weddings expensive, experts say.


Big banks struggle to earn consumers trust as U.S. mobile banking lags other nations.


If your money is sitting around earning next to nothing, you’ve got a few options.


The CFPB is proposing new rules on forced arbitration, which could be important if you have a beef with your bank or credit card issuer.


Though overdraft programs started out as a customer courtesy, the fees have become an expensive and risky form of credit.

credit card

Want a bigger credit limit? Getting one can be as simple as asking and may boost your credit score.


More employers are looking beyond retirement resources to help employees with other financial issues, from budgeting and debt management to investing, health care and saving to buy a home.


The conflict of interest rule for advisors issued by the Labor Department earlier this month promises greater protections for investors.

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Forget about counting calories: Shaping up your finances can reap far more rewards than fitting into a swimsuit.

car insurance

Don’t lie when applying for insurance. It can come back to haunt you.


Saving for retirement via a 401(k) might not be perfect, but for many it is the only option. Here are 5 ways you can maximize its growth.