American Express Co. rose $1.39 or 1.6 percent, to $85.93. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 66 or. 9 percent, to $72.60. Discover Financial Services rose$. 85 or 1.6 percent, to $52.77.» Read More
How many cards should you keep open at once? Do you have to be rich to have a great credit score? The answers are here.
Take the time to learn how this number is decided so you know what you have to do to raise it.
American Express posted second-quarter earnings well below forecasts and issued a dismal forecast, sending its stock down sharply in after-hours trading.
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Centro Properties Group, a high-profile Australian victim of the global credit crunch, is selling almost all of the shopping malls in its Centro America Fund for $714 million, using the cash to pay down debt.
What would you rather talk about to someone you just met: Your credit card debt, your salary or your sex life?
Many of you have written in asking me to explain this rule of thumb to use in deciding between buying and renting.
U.S. consumer borrowing rose by a larger-than-expected $7.78 billion in May, a Federal Reserve report showed.
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The global economy will struggle more than people now think, as the credit crunch spreads beyond housing and financials, Gerald Hassell, Bank of New York Mellon president, told "Squawk Box Europe" Friday.
Having free access to your credit report is a relatively new phenomenon. Let's make sure you know how to get the most out of it.
If you're overwhelmed with debt, a non-profit credit counselor may be what you need.
Need to know how to find a credit counselor? What if you have to settle your debt? Is it legal to decrease your credit line without notice? Find out here.
Don't spend more than 15% of your monthly income on paying down debt. Instead, chip away until it's at zero.
Having unused credit cards strengthens your ability to get the best home loan available.
The best way to do it is also the most obvious: get your credit card balances to zero.
The worst of the credit crunch is over, but the Federal Reserve is likely to keep interest rates on hold for a long time despite a surge in oil prices, as the U.S. economy still has to prove it is stabilizing, money manager Bob Doll said on Tuesday.