Seeing Congress gridlocked over the federal budget is one thing. Having them unable to reach an agreement on raising the debt ceiling is something else entirely.
Credit & Debt
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the Credit CARD Act has reduced fees for late payments and overlimit purchases.
Parents like to use these cards to give allowances or emergency cash to older kids, but they have other uses that probably haven’t occurred to you.
This might be an attractive card for those who often use Travelocity. But make sure you have another card if you’re traveling outside the U.S.
Home equity lines of credit remain out of reach for millions of Americans. They may have an alternative.
If you’re sick of the fees and other efforts by big banks to make more money at your expense, you have options.
The Bipartisan Policy Center says there are several things the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could do better. What do you think?