The FICO scores millions of consumers buy each year are not what car dealers and mortgage lenders use.
With Richard Cordray finally approved as CFPB director, the agency seems primed for the coming year.
These 'smart cards' are supposed to be more convenient, but that also makes them more vulnerable to criminals.
Last year's $32 billion in overdraft fees was a $400 million jump from 2011, according to one recent study.
Gasoline credit cards are one way to keep a little more money in your pocket. But be careful -- they can be tricky.
It's a popular month for weddings, which makes it also time to set household budgets and financial priorities.
Americans are doing a better job of paying off their credit card debt, and in a timely manner.
The more you know about minimum payments, the faster you may pay down your balance.
As you await your tax refund, you may as well review your financial health and make any necessary changes.
Costs are up and returns down for most ATM operators, and that sends surcharges for using ATMs up too.