Oct 10, 2013
The Mission Asset Fund in San Francisco leverages informal lending circles of low-income immigrants, to help borrowers eventually gain access to mainstream bank loans.
Oct 9, 2013
When it comes to personal finance, a military-esque dedication to discipline can work well.
Oct 4, 2013
Our listeners are a smart, helpful bunch when it comes to money. Congress seems like it could use some help...
Sep 27, 2013
L.A. Times consumer columnist David Lazarus answers listener questions about health care cost-shifting, whether account monitoring services are worth their costs, and what to do when you don't trust the bank you've got a home loan through.
Sep 20, 2013
What do you think of when you hear the phrase -- The American Dream? Explore our special site for resources and stories from our series.
Sep 20, 2013
Is gifting a retirement account a good idea? Not always, says CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger, who answers listeners questions about retirement this week.
Sep 18, 2013
Social security numbers are open to hacking if not properly protected.
Sep 17, 2013
A social scientist at the University of Chicago shows that the only investment advice you need to know can all fit in the palm of your hand.
Sep 6, 2013
"The Golden Girls" didn't just make us laugh; they also taught us a lot about personal finance.
Aug 23, 2013
What resources are available for first-time home buyers? Is there a way to time the market right to take advantage of low mortgage rates? How can you know if you earn enough income to qualify for a refi? Personal finance expert Louis Barajas answers listeners' questions about home ownership. Plus, learn about 10 home buying mistakes you should avoid.