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Come mid-July, your Google search will be free of advertisements for payday loans. Find out why Google is giving payday lending ads the boot.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has announced a proposed new regulation that would help consumers bring class-action lawsuits against financial institutions.
Credit card companies, banks and financial institutions are always pressing to get us to switch over to e-statements and give up paper. Here’s why you should think twice before they convince you to “go green.”
Automation is expected to wipe out 7 million jobs in the next five years, adding only 2 million new ones. Have you got a survival plan?
Consumer group, bankers square off over rules that govern loans on properties that are inherited or awarded in a divorce or separation.
Family members, caregivers, scam artists, financial advisers and others preying on seniors steal billions from them each year. The government says financial institutions should be ready to step in.
Are rebounding home values tempting you to use the equity in your house as an ATM? Ask yourself these questions first.
Risky loans didn’t disappear after the financial crash. Scary home loans, auto loans and payday loans live on. Here are some tips for safe borrowing.
For consumers, ATM and overdraft fees are a scourge, but for bankers they are crazy profitable. Find out the worst offenders for 2015.
All financial counselors are not created equal. Here’s how to avoid scoundrels and find people who will really help you conquer your debts.
A new calculator helps people determine the best age at which to claim Social Security benefits. It also has a big advantage over other similar services.
The court ruled against the shuttered for-profit college chain for its predatory lending practices, a decision that could lay the groundwork to help indebted former students.
There are at least 18 attorneys general and three federal agencies investigating this college chain. Here’s the latest government move to restrict the institution.
Changes that kick in Saturday are intended to make the process of getting a mortgage more transparent for most of us. Here’s the skinny.
Loan servicers have a history of collecting these payments even after the insurance should no longer be required. Here’s how to make sure you don’t overpay.
A strong financial foundation begins early. Even a trip to the shoe store can provide a child with a valuable lesson.
The federal government alleges that this law firm collected tens of millions in illegal upfront fees from debt-laden consumers and did not deliver on promises to help them.