The number of people entering into strategic defaults, or walking away from a mortgage when advantageous to do so, is starting to decline.
The recession has curbed spending even among the teen demographic and leads to their keener financial awareness, according to a new survey.
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Pawn loans, once usually reserved for the desperate and poor, is starting to become a booming business. Recent TV shows may be partly why.
Home price index reports home prices down nationally by the largest margin since 28008, partially due to increased number of foreclosures.
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling says too few people use the free resources provided by the Credit Card Act.
In March, Utah enacted a law making gold and silver coins legal tender. Craig Franco plans a new way to spend them as easily as paper money.
Bank of America has settled a class action suit over processing transactions out of order to collect more overdraft fees for $410 million.
Despite living in the 21st century, many companies don't recognize the value of telecommuting. It's better for both employers and employees.
Jackson Hewitt, the tax preparation firm, has gone into bankruptcy protection because of loss of revenue from tax refund anticipation loans.
McDonald's is making small price increases throughout the year to offset the rising cost of food and paper. Stock prices fell as result.
Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo have created clearXchange, a mobile payment service to compete with systems like PayPal.
Monday, the Texas Senate passed two bills regulating the payday loan industry. Critics, however, say the legislation does not go far enough.
Google, in conjunction with Sprint, is unveiling its own mobile payment system for smartphones using near-field communication technology.
Surveys like the Index of Bank Sentiment and Edelman Trust in U.S. Financial Services tell a tale of consumer distrust in commercial banks.
Payday loans in the U.K. are sharply on the rise following the May Day Bank Holiday as prices rise and wages stagnate in Great Britain.
Borrowing personal loans to attend a for-profit college may not be the best choice, as they are riskier than their nonprofit counterparts.