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Every year, retailers pull out all the stops to get us to shop early. Don't buy into the hype.
Social Security recipients won't get much of a raise next year. Is government underestimating how much it costs seniors to pay the bills?
Though average Americans have no control over whether the U.S. debt ceiling is raised, a default could have a direct impact on their finances.
Today's debt ceiling debate has many precedents. But polarization and finances make this fight different, and the implications of a deadlock graver.
What is the price of paying with cash? A study by Tufts University finds that the average American family wastes $1,739 a year.
A panel of personal finance experts, bankers and professional traders on how the debt ceiling crisis could affect personal investments.
If you have a surge protector from Schneider Electric, you want to read this. The company has recalled 15 million manufactured before 2003.
It's one thing to inherit a basement full of boxes when a loved one passes away, quite another to get stuck with their debt. Tips for dealing with a money mess.
Hedge fund manager John Paulson, extended his portfolios' wins in September, resulting in two-digit gains, a person familiar with the numbers said.
Many workers are ending up with woefully small retirement accounts, even if they have had high incomes and have managed to save over the years.
Many highly selective colleges are using their hefty endowments to craft financial aid deals for needy students that sharply lower their costs.
More Americans believe they're on track for retirement now than last year. But just because they believe it doesn't make it true.
Companies are pushing debit and prepaid cards on campuses even as the CARD Act curbs credit card marketing. Guess who gains?
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.