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Potential money mistakes abound for college students, from budgeting to handling loans and opening a checking account. Here's how to avoid them.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently warned employers that it intends to use its enforcement power to stop violations.
Are you a college student? Do you have a credit or debit card that you use on campus? If so, we want to hear from you.
Nomorobo, a website, went live Monday. It offers a free way to block those annoying—and often illegal—automated phone calls that interrupt your day.
A debt collector has agreed to pay $1 million to settle charges that its text messages and other business practices violated federal law.
Eight agencies joined forces to help protect the elderly from financial scams and to clarify privacy responsibilities for financial institutions.
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.
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.