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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently warned employers that it intends to use its enforcement power to stop violations.
A group is creating an Occupy debit card, inspired by the protest movement, and meant to serve people without bank accounts.
A debt collector has agreed to pay $1 million to settle charges that its text messages and other business practices violated federal law.
The weak economy has caused more young adults to move back in with their parents, and some of those kids are bringing their own children with them.
Eight agencies joined forces to help protect the elderly from financial scams and to clarify privacy responsibilities for financial institutions.
Attention taxpayers: Here are five essential year-end tax planning questions that require some answers to help you lower your tax bill.
Nearly 4 million adults who are 35 and older are enrolled in a degree-granting institution. Here's how to get the most bang for your buck.
As supermarkets tighten policies to curtail coupon use, shoppers have to get creative to save on groceries.
Got a beef with your bank? Don't sit there steaming. Complain to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the government's new financial watchdog.
The average 401(k) account balance is just shy of $59,000. Some secrets of the rich can help when it comes to building your own retirement fund.
A government shutdown is becoming more likely as Republicans and Democrats spar. Here's how to prepare yourself and your finances.
Real estate stocks rallied, and mortgage rates fell, as fears of a Fed taper, at least in the short term, evaporated.
Financial experts say Americans are too pessimistic about their own inheritances, despite recession.
Already grappling with skyrocketing tuition and fees, college students also must contend with triple-digit inflation on the price of textbooks, NBC News reports.
The share of households who aren't paying any federal income tax has fallen, and an analysis from the Tax Policy Center predicts that it will continue to shrink in years to come.
A growing number of employees are required by companies to set up savings accounts but over time, they are also encouraged to invest a portion in financial instruments.
Avid readers can use new subscription plans and bundles to get more value for their e-book purchases. But they may still be overpaying.
Credit cards that offer rewards are more popular than ever. And yet, many people who have these cards don't really know how they work.
The stock market's recent strength is boosting consumers' savings, and they're responding by saving less, a new study shows.
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