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Sep 7, 2010 7:50AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

A talker always has excuses for not getting things done: He doesn't have time, he doesn't have the skills, the odds are stacked against him.

Jul 30, 2010 1:16PM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

In a victory for consumers, this October it's going to be a lot tougher to be in the debt-settlement business.

Jul 20, 2010 1:44PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

Agency suggests states enact reforms to give consumers more protection in court proceedings brought by debt buyers.

Jun 17, 2010 4:05PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

Debtors' prisons may have been outlawed in the 1800s, but residents of some states are being arrested over unpaid bills.

Jun 11, 2010 11:08AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

The states with the highest bartender wages are Hawaii and Washington, followed by Vermont, Massachusetts and Utah.

Jun 9, 2010 2:24PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

Some people report improved health from money-saving tactics, but financial stress can make it harder to embrace healthy habits.

Apr 26, 2010 2:07PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

GAO investigation finds litany of abuses by companies that claim they can settle your debt for pennies on the dollar.

Mar 29, 2010 3:21PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Some companies that offer to help you settle your credit card debt for less are not what they claim to be.

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