The average retirement age, which rose for years, seems to be stabilizing, a study finds. That leaves many short on savings.» Read More
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.
The school year is about to start, and you still have so much shopping left to do. No worries. It's not too late to snag some bargains.
Schoola Stitch opened for business on Thursday, offering parents a new way to shop for gently used children's clothes and promising deals as much as 70 to 90 percent off retail.
School may be out, but summer can offer a teachable moment if children use their allowances the right way. Here's how.
A retirement formula devised in the 1990s doesn't seem to hold up in an environment of low-yielding bond, volatile stock markets and inconsistent returns.
Innovation, flexible hours and employee engagement are among the factors used by this year's winners of the Sloan Awards for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility.
Twelve million Gen Y-ers make more than $100,000, and many of them are not saddled with the six-digit student debt held by doctors and lawyers.
The biggest mistakes that rookie investors make tend to be psychological ones—and simply knowing these pitfalls and keeping perspective can result in significantly better returns.
Automated teller machines have served us well for more than 40 years now, but it's time for a reboot. New technology will enable customers to talk to a teller on a video monitor.
College students have a better chance of getting aid if they come from affluent backgrounds than if they are lower on the income scale, some new studies show.
Problems with auto sales and repairs, home improvement and debt disputes led the annual complaints survey compiled by the Consumer Federation of America.
It may seem logical that financial aid from colleges should go to the students who need it the most, but guess again.
Consumers are getting nailed by "grey charges" and "free" offers that aren't really free, and companies are making millions billing people with recurring fees. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports.
A top consumer group blasted insurance companies that use education and occupation to set rates for auto coverage, calling it "unfair and discriminatory."
James Gandolfini, the late actor, appears to have made some key mistakes with his estate planning. Here's how to avoid the same minefields.
It's one of the things you must do when you relocate—change your mailing address with the postal service—and private companies are charging up to $24 for what the USPS charges $1.