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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.
It's mid-September and the holiday shopping season is officially under way. A number of stores have already rolled out holiday layaway programs.
Environmentally sustainable investing is an urgent topic on many campuses, but individual investors can make their portfolios greener, too.
Imagine being rushed to the hospital with appendicitis, but your medical records show that your appendix has already been removed.
College costs and an uncertain jobs markets are shaping the financial attitudes of those born between 1990 and 1999, a survey says.
With all the academic and financial pressures on students, and the questions surrounding internships, does a school-year internship make sense?
Careful planning for present needs and long-term care is a necessity. Here are a few tips to make the process more manageable.
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.
A recent marathon taste test by the experts at Consumer Reports found that store-brand foods are serious contenders on the taste front.
Consumers stuck with extra charges on their mobile phone bills after clicking on phony anti-virus pop-up ads are eligible for refunds.
After one of the strongest bull runs in stock market history, more young adults seem to have caught the investing bug. This teen actress actually outperformed the S&P 500!
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.
Almost 7 million Americans are struggling with student loans, but many of the businesses promising to help borrowers may actually be exploiting them, say consumer advocates.
As the cost of going to university continues to grow – and experts warn student debt in the U.K. could hit a whopping £85,000 ($132,000) per head – new research brings some good news for budding students.
As the debate rages over who benefits from the Affordable Care Act, one thing is becoming clear: The controversial program is a dream for con artists.
Most American workers say they would get up and go to work even if they won the lottery—although they might be driving a better car and going to a different job.
Most college students today are paying for it themselves. There is one thing, however, that mom and dad are still paying for.