July 28- Paymap Inc, a unit of Western Union Co, agreed to pay $38.4 million to settle U.S. regulatory charges that it deceived consumers into signing up for a program advertised as a way to help them pay off their mortgages faster and save on interest payments. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday said Paymap, a payment processor, will pay a $5...» Read More
Yen weakness is driving up the cost of Japan's food imports, but analysts say pinched pocketbooks won't slow consumers' taste for meals from overseas.
The U.K. is taking steps to widen its Islamic finance market, boosting its industry credentials as competition intensifies among global financial centers.
The rate of US credit card payments at least 90 days overdue fell to its lowest level in at least seven years, according to TransUnion.
A majority of the bank customers who paid a debit card overdraft penalty fee in the last year, did not recall signing up for this service
London’s reputation as a leading financial hub has been hit, but some argue that financial technology could be its saving grace.
Americans will spend about $7.4 billion less on gifts and goodies for dads this Father's Day than they spent on moms for Mother's Day.
New research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau concludes that medical bills are unfairly lowering credit scores.
Consumer credit rose by the largest amount since February 2013, boosted by growing demand for student and auto loans.
Most of us have a positive experience when we use the Web. Credit unions, shipping companies, banks and hotels scored highest.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has opened an investigation into a possible security breach of its credit card processing services, a spokesman for the agency said.
Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist, Money Map Press, says he is shifting his attention away from mergers and acquisitions in the technology field to the financial sector.
Credit card companies MasterCard and Visa said they had formed a new cross-industry group to enhance payment system security across networks.
The federal government accused ITT Educational Services, one of the largest for-profit post-secondary education chains, of making predatory loans.
Insure.com has ranked car insurance premiums in every state. Here are the five best and five worst places to find affordable auto insurance.
American International Group posted earnings excluding items of $1.15 per share on revenue of $8.62 billion, beating Wall Street estimates.
The National Retail Federation is calling on the banking industry to switch from the easy-to-hack magnetic stripe to the more secure PIN and chip.
Matthew Lawrence, a research fellow at the U.K.'s Institute for Public Policy Research, discusses a forthcoming law to cap the astronomic interest rates lenders can charge on so-called payday loans.
The government shutdown may have ended a couple of weeks ago, but, like a bad hangover, the economic fears and financial uncertainty are lingering.
Couples who relocated or rescheduled weddings due to the shutdown may be able to get their money back.
The cellphone has become one of the most popular communication technologies in the world, so many people view it as more of a necessity.