The interest rate for Stafford loans could increase to 6.8%. Students and their parents need a backup plan.
What goes around comes around, so enjoy these record low interest rates while they're here.
People are beginning to realize that the inflation joke is on them, with rising prices everywhere and deflation nowhere in sight. Plus: Words of wisdom on gold.
Shop around before you accept an offer for a debt consolidation loan -- especially if it sounds too good to be true.
The Fed's announcement spells more bad news for savers -- but good news for homebuyers.
Here's a look at how some of the president's proposals could affect rates on CDs and savings and money-market accounts.
Rewards and sign-up bonuses are downright attractive. However, interest rates on credit cards are on the rise.
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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.
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.