Feb 1, 2013 A new prepaid debit card targeted at former substance abusers aims to keep the holder's spending on a very short leash.
Jan 31, 2013 A new study suggests Gen Y borrowers shows their repayment patterns don’t match up with past generations. (And that’s not a good thing.)
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 28, 2013 Retailers can now openly charge shoppers more for using credit cards. In fact, they’ve stealthily been passing those 1 to 4 percent fees on to consumers.
Jan 28, 2013 Using a credit card? Watch out for new 'swipe fees' being passed on from merchants to consumers.
Jan 11, 2013 We're talking about some of this week's biggest news stories: consumer debt, the new mortgage rules, and gun control.
Jan 10, 2013 Can a divestment strategy have an impact on public policy?
Mar 31, 2014 Since 2010, the courts of Philadelphia have embarked on a massive debt collection from ex-offenders. It’s an attempt to collect on $1.5 billion in old fees, fines and forfeited bail owed to the criminal justice system.
Dec 3, 2012 What recourse do creditors have when a sovereign nation decides not to pay its debt? A case study on that question is playing out in U.S. courts.
Nov 15, 2012 Occupy Wall Street gets into buying and forgiving debt, but is it good for the economy?