Oct 2, 2014 Loan fraud, prison banks and domain name speculation: Here's what we're reading.
Sep 18, 2013 Social security numbers are open to hacking if not properly protected.
Apr 12, 2013 Marketplace Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell explains why long-term auto loans, which are boosting car sales, could be a bad deal for borrowers.
Mar 12, 2013 Americans are reigniting their love affair with debt. Sure, it spurred a financial crisis. But it's also good for the economy.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 17, 2013 Like homeowners, car owners are taking advantage of low interest rates to refinance high-cost auto loans.
Nov 1, 2012 Despite the impending fiscal cliff, slowing global economy, and a weak domestic jobs market, the stock market is still going strong -- outperforming U.S treasuries, corporate bonds, and commodities.
Oct 24, 2012 The average child’s allowance is $65 a month. That’s $780 a year. How do you keep track of all that money? A slew of online startups is trying to solve that problem -- creating virtual banks managed by parents and their kids.
Oct 10, 2012 With childcare costs on the rise, it may be more affordable for some parents to stay home with the kids. But there are hidden costs.
Sep 14, 2012 Six and seven-year car loans are increasingly popular, though they come at a higher price over the long term.