Aug 3, 2012 The first in our series about money and religion, we look at how Muslims view and deal with money. Learn more about Islamic law regarding debt, investments and tithing.
Aug 3, 2012 A banker doesn't listen to her own advice and falls deep into credit card debt. She takes on a blue collar job to get herself back in the black.
Jul 26, 2012 If debt-ridden municipalities begin walking away from their financial obligations the way homeowners once did, such strategic defaults could wreak havoc for municipal bond holders.
Jul 18, 2012 The Southern California city considers bankruptcy, after the departure or collapse of successive industries left it unable to pay for fire, police and other services.
Jul 11, 2012 The allegations against brokerage firm Peregrine Financial shed light on weak regulations of the futures industry. Analysts point to MF Global missing funds similarities.
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 11, 2012 Brokerage firm Peregrine Financial is liquidating amid allegations that it defrauded customers and lied to federal regulators.
Jul 3, 2012 Niagara Falls offers to help new residents with their student loans, the latest incentive cities have offered in efforts to revitalize themselves.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Jun 28, 2012 As the city of Stockton, Calif., considers declaring bankruptcy, a nearby town proves that there is life after going bankrupt.
Jun 27, 2012 Stockton's Vice Mayor Kathy Miller has lived in the California city for 15 years. She talks about what the bankruptcy will mean for residents.
Jun 25, 2012 House lawmakers have until the end of the week to deal with two big economic issues. One is a two year transportation funding bill that puts about three million jobs at stake. The other is how to keep student loan interest rates from doubling for millions of new borrowers.