Confusion abounds about how paying off an installment loan -- and paying it off early -- impacts your credit rating.
A new study shows that young people have much more credit card debt than their parents did at the same age.
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Americans have been paying down debt but walking away from more.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.