The cost of using a retail outlet credit card has gone up. Those climbing interest rates can turn shopping trips into a march to debtor's prison.
Any anxious job applicant fares worse than candidates who have a good grip on their nerves.
Consumers are missing an easy opportunity to save money: Avoiding high-fee loans and check cashing services. And some don't even know why.
The average family will spend $125 apiece on Halloween fun, led by families but with a growing number of adults taking part.
Does the neighborhood have hidden problems? Are the restaurants any good? Your future neighbors may be freest to give honest answers.
Want more money for holiday gifts? You probably need to cut back on other spending — perhaps starting with a better phone plan or cutting your cable.
It can be faster to earn points shopping on the ground than when you're flying, thanks to airline credit card reward programs.
U.S. consumer confidence is up, and with it the desire by consumers to spend some serious cash on high-end goods before 2014 bows out.
More of us feel sure we're keeping our jobs and improving our finances than in years past, and we're spending (and not saving) to prove it.
The average annual bank checking account cost for the 'Everyday Joe' is $151. Do you need to pay even that much?