Feb 23, 2012
Whether you want to lose weight or save money, you're gonna need the secret ingredient: willpower. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal discusses the art and science of self control.
Feb 17, 2012
Tess talks with David Lazarus of the the Los Angeles Times about how to cope with possible identity theft, the tax implications of airmiles and handling your credit profile when collectors come calling.
Feb 13, 2012
Why is it so important for Greece to get its bailout money by March 20th?
Jan 30, 2012
Borrowing wasn't always thought of as an abstract, impersonal concept. Author Louis Hyman discusses the history of borrowing and his new book, "Borrow: The American Way of Debt."
Jan 24, 2012
To prove to its creditors that it is serious, Greece has released a list of tax evaders, and is opening up national monuments to film crews.
Jan 23, 2012
Where can I get an annual free credit report? Thanks. Myra, Pineville, NC
Jan 19, 2012
U.S. households are ahead of the other major industrial nations in shedding debts.
Jan 18, 2012
Sad to say, the 19th and early 20th century notion of the democratization of savings became the late 20th century idea of the democratization of credit. It's time to change the focus of public policy.
Jan 18, 2012
The billionaire will match the contributions made by Rep. Scott Rigell to pay down the national debt. But he's still waiting for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to make a contribution.
Jan 13, 2012
The American Banker says that JPMorgan Chase appears to be backing off efforts to collect unpaid credit card debt from its customers. They're not forgiving the debt, but they've quietly stopped going after it.