Jan 13, 2012 Richard Cordray, chief of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, discusses what powers he'll have and how he plans to use them.
Jan 17, 2012 Financial adviser Suze Orman rolled out a new TV show and debit card this week. She discusses the controversial new card and why it could be her swan song.
Jan 16, 2012 L.A. Times consumer columnist David Lazarus joins Tess to answer questions about debt mediation services and how to cope with the bank when your home is underwater.
Jan 12, 2012 As the cost of an education rises and students borrow to cover the costs, lenders worry about recouping funds.
Jan 11, 2012 News today that the German economy contracted sent markets down sharply. But was it all just noise?
Jan 11, 2012 It's been making big gains during the European debt crisis.
Jan 11, 2012 Parents and their students need to work very hard at avoiding taking on too much debt to earn a college diploma.
Jan 10, 2012 One of the world's largest aluminum producers, Alcoa, announced its first quarterly loss since 2009, blaming problems on the European debt crisis.
Jan 10, 2012 Alcoa, a major aluminum producer, kicked off earnings season on a dull note. Will other American companies be affected by the ongoing problems in Europe?