Dec 4, 2013 The credit rating agency Experian says Americans are taking out bigger car loans and are taking longer to pay them back.
Dec 2, 2013 The 30-year fixed-rate is a popular mortgage, but is it here to stay?
Rowan Moore Gerety
Dec 3, 2013 Nearly half of people living in foreclosed homes are actually renters
Nov 19, 2013 The Justice Department is expected to announce a record-setting settlement with J.P. Morgan Chase over mortgages and mortgage-backed bonds.
Nov 7, 2013 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will announce new rules for the debt collection industry.
Oct 11, 2013 Americans used to believe that when you retired, your house should be paid off. That was, of course, before the refinancing boom.
Sep 17, 2013 Mortgage lenders fueled the financial collapse by marketing subprime loans to people who couldn't afford them. They disappeared as the housing market crashed, but subprime mortgages could return.
Sep 6, 2013 Traditional wisdom says you should pay off your mortgage before you retire, but sometimes that's not the best choice.
Aug 9, 2013 Since 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been collecting consumer complaints and helping people resolve their disputes with companies. Richard Cordray, the newly confirmed CFPB director, talks about using his organization as a resource.
Aug 9, 2013 Congress's proposed plans to phase out government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will almost certainly mean higher mortgage rates for consumers.