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It's not easy to find ethically sourced clothing, but continuing pressure from consumers and new factory evaluation methods could change that.
Rising mortgage rates may soon lead potential homebuyers to think twice before signing contracts. But rushing to sell midsummer may be tricky.
A senator wants to know why telecoms aren't doing more to block robocalls. She chastised them for not using filtering technology similar to what's already working in Canada.
McDonald's workers have received a guide to personal finances that leaves some categories uncovered, such as food and heat. But $20 for monthly health care is included.
More than half a million checks are in the mail to people who bought toning shoes from Skechers USA. The $40 million payout is part of a settlement reached with the FTC.
Gas prices are up 14 cents in the past week, to an average $3.61 nationwide. We may see prices go even higher in the coming weeks, but there are ways to save.
When a collection turns into an obsession, it can carry financial implications. For some, it leads to devastating financial consequences or unique challenges for financial planning.
The latest jobs report showed that 8.2 million Americans are working part time for economic reasons. An additional 19 million are working part time for other reasons.
The complicated calculus of financial survival for the working poor means any cuts to the food stamp program would be felt well beyond the grocery checkout line.
A new study ranks states' efforts to provide financial education in high school, and the results aren't pretty. Check your state's grade here.
Haggling doesn’t always work, but if you have the courage to try it, you might save some money or get something extra for your efforts.
A new survey counting the all-in cost of college—tuition, room and board, fees and pizza—has a surprising school in the No. 1 slot.
Hobbled by student loan debt and a weak job market, many young adults wonder if they'll ever be comfortable enough financially to have kids.
Students scrambling to find an alternative to the student loans that recently got a lot pricier may want to save their energy. Even at the higher rate, a Stafford loan is still a good deal.
The fertility rate has fallen sharply since the nation went into recession in 2007. "When times are bad, births go down," one researcher said.
Modems and routers are bigger energy hogs than laptops and cell phone chargers. On a national scale, it’s pretty staggering: $1 billion a year in electricity.
Postnuptial agreements—similar to prenups, but for married couples—are on the rise, with growing acceptance and DOMA changing the marriage landscape.
The economy is slowly improving, but experts say the deep recession and weak recovery may have exacerbated trends that are putting the American Dream out of reach.
Some printers gobble a significant amount of ink—50 percent or more—for nonprinting functions such as cleaning the print heads, according to Consumer Reports.
Congress failed to reach a deal on student loans. Some federal student loans doubled to nearly 7 percent. Here are some points to consider about the student loan rate increase.