Apr 24, 2013 Observers worry the lack of a full-fledged director undercuts agency's ability to protect consumers.
Apr 19, 2013 We asked: Who in your life costs you a lot of money? Your answers ranged from kids to lovers to siblings. A consumer finance expert offers some advice on how to maintain healthy relationships with the people who cause you financial strain.
Apr 12, 2013 Starting today, checks are on the way to victims of wrongful foreclosures as part of a $3.6 billion settlement between banks and federal regulators. But for most of those borrowers, it won’t exactly be Christmas in April.
Apr 4, 2013 Europe's debt crisis started in Greece. Now, residents in the tiny countries of Luxembourg, Slovenia and Malta are worried they're the next stop.
Mar 29, 2013 How emotional are you when it comes to making money decisions? Explore our special grid to find out. Plus, get tips and learn more about how emotions influence your personal finances.
Mar 29, 2013 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has dumped over 100,000 complaints, in 11 computer languages, for “civic hacking.” Banks complain that it’s not filtered for accurate complaints.
Mar 25, 2013 High debt equals low growth, right? That's a widely-held belief among the political class, supported by well-funded bipartisan PR campaigns. But many economists just don't agree.
Mar 19, 2013 More homeowners are going from underwater to above water on their mortgages, and that could mean some really good news for the economy.
Mar 15, 2013 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to institute rules for certain non-bank loan servicers. What’s the likely result of the rules for borrowers and the industry?
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.