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If their co-signer dies or files for bankruptcy, students who take out private loans to pay for college might face an unexpected financial challenge.
About 3.1 million Americans had their phone stolen last year, according to survey. That's nearly double the estimate of phones stolen during 2012.
Employees who did something creative after work were more likely to be helpful and creative problem solvers on the job, according to new research.
Many parents may be overwhelmed by the cost of college, which has ballooned since they were undergrads. Here are some tips on how to pay for it all.
Feeling down in the dumps about credit card debt? Dr. Deepak Chopra offers up three ways to reduce your stress—and your debt load.
When it comes to planning financially, girls are at least as savvy as boys. That's the finding in Junior Achievement's annual survey.
Insurance companies say "price optimization" is simply a way to be efficient. Consumer advocates say it's being used to dodge risk-based pricing.
The OECD's annual report on individual income taxes finds that the U.S. ranks 25th out 34 member countries when it comes to individual tax burdens.
Phone bandits target people who've taken out—or simply applied for—an online payday loan. Hang up the phone and get the information in writing.
April is financial literacy month, and financial education programs are sprouting—but surveys show we're not gaining money smarts.
Bad news, kids. When it comes to your parents' savings priorities, funding their golden years is winning over financing your college years.
Secret consumer scores threaten privacy and fairness. Consumer advocacy groups call on regulators to police this new industry of predictive scoring.
Don't toss those old flip phones, unfashionable dresses and outgrown roller skates. They could make your spring cleaning spree profitable.
'Tis the season for college acceptances and financial aid awards and the numbers can be confusing. Here's how to compare them.
CEO Mary Barra told Congress that GM will provide free loaners for owners of recalled cars. But that news is hidden from consumers, lawyers say.
The hubbub surrounding the paternity leave of the N.Y. Mets' Daniel Murphy is a sign of a new battle brewing over gender stereotypes—among dads.
Here are eight money-saving tax deductions and other strategies that any taxpayer may be able to take advantage of, no matter how much they make.
A new survey of employees finds that only 25 percent of employees with paid time off took all of their vacation days last year.
In the wake of the GM recall, proposed legislation would require automakers to submit any reports that first alert them to a fatal accident.
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