You've got to ace a driving test before you get your license. Some think a financial literacy test would help prevent financial crashes.
Debt collectors are tenacious. Here's what can happen when you ignore them.
Should you pay your credit card bill before the company's deadline? There are several benefits to this early bird approach to money management.
Your high school grad is ready to face the world. Does he need plastic in his wallet?
A Gallup poll indicates that Americans are relying less on credit cards than they have in the past.
Don't believe everything you hear about money. There's lots of bogus conventional wisdom out there that can do more harm than good.
Landlords sometimes use the leverage of a security deposit to push tenants around -- and potentially wreck their finances. Here's how to protect yourself.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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