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The stock market's recent strength is boosting consumers' savings, and they're responding by saving less, a new study shows.
Banks' laundry lists of fees are growing, with the average account carrying 30 different potential charges. But avoiding them is still relatively easy.
Banks are making more of their car loans to subprime borrowers as delinquencies fall and as auto manufacturers' finance subsidiaries draw more-reliable customers.
If you don't like your new boss, it may not be your fault. Gen Y is moving into management in a big way, and a new survey finds a rough transition.
As college costs rise, students are looking for more ways to cut the costs and pay the bills after graduation. Crowdfunding and massive open online courses are among the choices.
The tooth fairy's generosity is skyrocketing, according to a new survey, which revealed that some American children are pocketing up to $50 per tooth.
Apple is expected to announce a new trade-in program. But you can already get enough money for some older iPhones to cover the cost of a new one.
A recent marathon taste test by the experts at Consumer Reports found that store-brand foods are serious contenders on the taste front.
Elite status isn't just for airlines anymore. Retailers are increasingly adding elite tiers to their reward programs to entice big spenders.
Americans are saving more for retirement, but it's probably still not enough, according to a new analysis released by Fidelity. As of June, the average 401(k) balance was $80,600.
The companies say they will remain independent, "but what it really means for travelers is, sadly, the loss of a credible competitor," one analyst said.
With half of graduates struggling to get full-time employment, people should consider alternatives to a four-year degree, a former secretary of education argues.
The move to terminate the trading rights of 1,300 American Airline employees is actually a sign that T. Rowe Price is looking out for customers.
When it's finally time to start drawing down that 529 account, here's how to make sure you take advantage of tax breaks and make smart choices.
For those in the top 5 percent, the recovery has been pretty good. As for the other 95 percent, maybe not so much.
Due to a combo of taxes on ordinary income, pensions, real estate, inherited property and estates, these 10 states can best be described as hostile territory for seniors.
Parents increasingly are struggling to pay off student loans even as their children take on new debts to pay for schooling. The loans are becoming a multigenerational burden.
It's wise to run a frequent financial checkup, from checking your bank balances to paying the bills.
While the government is expected to say the unemployment picture continues its gradual improvement, Gallup puts the unemployment rate at an ugly 8.6 percent in August
Vacations are on hold for many small-business owners this summer, as sales show a gradual pickup. Many owners don't want to be away, as their businesses gain momentum.
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