Aug 13, 2012 First came mortgages. Now, courts are ruling against credit card issuers for sloppy paperwork or lack of proof when they sue alleged deadbeats.
Aug 9, 2012 We've talked about the possible effects of the fiscal cliff on the economy, but there will be immediate and duplicate consequences for individuals too.
Aug 1, 2012 To get herself out of debt, one banker had to take a very different kind of job.
Jul 26, 2012 A law restricting credit card acess for poor credit risks has resulted in fewer defaults.
Jul 25, 2012 Expect the prices for meat and dairy goods to rise as the Midwest drought continues.
Jul 16, 2012 Major credit card companies -- Visa and Mastercard -- as well as big banks have agreed to pay more than $7 billion to retailers to compensate for alleged price fixing of credit card fees. Some retailers think the settlement does not go far enough to protect retailers and consumers.
Jul 16, 2012 Taking a look at how to provide for an elderly relative who is having trouble taking care of himself or herself.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 10, 2012 Retailers hoping to offset fees they pay to Visa and MasterCard may soon be able to charge shoppers for paying with plastic instead of cash.
Jul 5, 2012 Public pension funds are resorting to riskier investments in a bid to score returns high enough to give retirees their guaranteed payments.
Jun 27, 2012 In this installment of Money Matters, we look at the economics of democracy: whether our personal finances are having an effect in this year's major political election.