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Jul 26, 2010 8:34AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

The potential for trouble is so great that you should think twice -- or thrice -- before lending (or borrowing) money.

Jul 22, 2010 8:11PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

The textbook business, which ought to be an altruistic endeavor, has turned into industrial exploitation of a captive audience.

Jul 22, 2010 9:37AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Arizona is one of 16 states that have set limits on interest rates for short-term loans. Is this the beginning of the end for payday lenders?

Jul 22, 2010 9:36AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

What surprised me was that students could easily take out a much larger stipend than they could ever possibly need.

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.

Jul 13, 2010 2:28PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

Oregon joins Washington and Hawaii in limiting employer credit checks. Opponents say employers need the information.

Jul 2, 2010 3:35PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

J. Money's 'Would You Rather' series helps readers focus on priorities while tickling the funny bone.

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.

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