A longtime customer was one day late paying her credit card, then she got a notice that her credit card APR was going up to 27.24%. Is that legal?
If you're behind on payments -- even underwater -- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, may want to give you a no-document mortgage modification.
Young adults are still learning, and mistakes are inevitable. But what if one of them could potentially ruin your adult child's credit?
A new survey says parental contributions dropped 35% in the past 3 years. Grants and scholarships -- and smarter choices -- are filling the gap.
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Worrying about finances isn't unusual, but you don't want that concern to reach unhealthy proportions. You can learn to put money in its place and free your mind for other things.
The largest debt collection agency in the world is penalized $3.2 million for harassing consumers who owed money.
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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.
Joe Cantrell says he faces charges after trying to take advantage of the retailer's policy.
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.