The right card -- one with good introductory offers, cash back on purchases and low fees -- can take some of the sting out of school expenses.
You can get your home insurance claims processed up to 100% with a home inventory, industry officials say.
Shoppers with subsidies buy 'silver' and those without buy 'bronze,' a study says. The subsidies seemed to add $75 per month in buying power.
Should banks beware? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is asking Congress and the White House for a stronger say on overdraft fees.
Attending in-state colleges and universities were also on the upswing, and living close to home was cited as another big cost-cutting factor.
Only 8% of grandparents would start a talk about money, but 85% of grandchildren are ready to listen, a survey finds.
Current workers don't have to dread retirement, a T. Rowe Price executive says. Her message, back by some numbers: 'You can do it.'
The typical worker is interrupted six times a day on the job, a researcher says, and yes: Your work suffers for it.
About one-third of workers earn less than the president's proposed $10.10 minimum wage, and about 60% of those are women.
Among the fastest-growing consumer complaints are violations of do-not-call rights and other telemarketing abuses, as well as used car sales.