Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday. Enjoy easy money while it lasts.» Read More
Today’s consumer credit report is expected to show that the economic slowdown caused consumers to borrow less readily in June, but David Malpass, president of Encima Global, disagreed.
Why refinancing your home is not the most effective way to get out of credit card debt.
Brandy is a single mother struggling to pay the bills and now she's about to lose her home. But Carmen's got a plan.
The right way to combine credit cards, raise your credit score and more from On the Money's credit contributor.
Robert Dodd, analyst at Morgan Keegan, gave his take on the world’s largest credit card companies, MasterCard and Visa.
MasterCard posted higher-than-expected quarterly earnings Thursday, but spending volume growth in the United States was weak and investors punished the credit and debit card network's shares.
Visa, one of the world's largest credit card companies, posted higher-than-expected quarterly earnings of 59 cents per share—excluding onetime items—on higher international revenue.
Use my money chart to allocate your monthly income and see where you're spending too much.
When you're debt-free is the best time to start building your credit. Because someday, you're going to need it.
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.
Plus, how to get back in the game if you lose your home.
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.
You're not alone. Here's my advice to a couple of struggling readers. Plus, why you shouldn't pull out of your IRA.
Warren Buffett has some advice for young people, like college students, who want to remain financially independent. It's not new and its not a surprise, but it is solid counsel on avoiding a very common money pitfall, and worth repeating.
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