The nation's efforts to curb economic growth might seem ill-timed, but ultimately they'll help the US market.
Why are the interest rates charged by credit cards higher than they've been in recent years?
The average 30-year fixed rate is expected to jump above 5% next year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
How the Obama administration's new consumer protection adviser will help consumers.
A credit score of 500 will get you a car loan, but a score of 720 will get you a much better rate.
Could the 30-year rate fall below 4%? Experts consider the possibility.
Are the new restrictions on card companies worth the tradeoffs we were warned to expect -- less credit and higher interest rates?
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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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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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