Thirteen million Americans cheat on their spouses or live-in partners not physically, but financially.
You can usually return unwanted gifts, but what can you do with a gift card that you will never use? Consider these suggestions.
If you have things in your life that are pulling at you financially at some point you may have to ask the hard question, “What is more important to me: horses and boats or home ownership?”
Credit cards can lead to a debt curse. Using them wisely can yield many benefits.
The FOMC is creating a divide among the nation's savers and debtors with the first interest rate hike in nearly a decade.
Credit cards offer an easy way to tide you over until your next paycheck comes, but that easy money comes at a hefty price. Consider these scary statistics.
Remember the big hue and cry in Congress and in the retail industry for new computer chip credit cards to ward off hackers? While industry studies estimate three in five consumers now have them, major retailers still haven't upgraded to accept them.
A skip-a-payment offer is like a Trojan horse: you don’t realize what you’re letting into your financial life until it’s too late.
Two years ago, hackers planted malware in Target’s point-of-sale system and stole 40 million credit card and debit card numbers, in addition to 70 million names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of Target shoppers. Can it happen again?
Many Americans now think it is riskier to make a credit card transaction at a brick-and-mortar retailer than via the internet, a smartphone or a tablet.
It’s easy to understand why someone would want to keep holiday spending from plunging them into debt — or making existing credit card debt even worse. That’s probably why about two in five shoppers (39%) plan to use debit cards this season. But there are some downsides to using debit and not credit or cash.
Marriott International announced on Monday that it had agreed to buy Starwood Hotel and Resorts for $12.2 billion. The news is noteworthy in that, should it close, the deal will effectively create the world’s largest hotel company, but there is another reason that you may want to pay attention to the merger.
Talking to your teen about money is important, especially when it comes to budgets and credit cards. The more teens know about money, the more likely they’ll have fewer financial issues later in life.
It’s almost Halloween, which means it’s nearly Thanksgiving, which means it’s about to be holiday shopping season — and that probably means you’re about to need a little more room in your budget. Consumer credit card spending tends to peak in November and December.
Plans for traveling to the unique country, including how to pay for items while in Cuba, must be ironed out ahead of time. In short, if you are traveling to Cuba, bring cash -- and preferably not U.S. dollars.
The average fee for using an automated teller machine that isn't tied to a customer's bank rose to a record $4.52 per transaction over the past year according to a Bankrate survey.
Even with nonstop social networking, 20-somethings can use these tips to avoid ID fraud.
Credit card bills are never fun to pay, but they cannot be ignored. And, as it turns out, you may have more control in the situation than you think.
Rising home values drove a modest increase in Americans' household wealth to a new high of $85.7 trillion in the April-June quarter.
Bad credit can happen for a lot of reasons, but today many people have bad credit through no fault of their own. Illness, job loss, divorce or the death of a loved one can plunge a family into unexpected hard times. In difficult circumstances like these, a drop in income or taking on more debt can badly damage a credit report—even for a person who continues to make every payment on time.