How safe is your money? Well, if you keep it in a bank, it's kept very safe by the U.S. Government...up to a point.
If you want a truly free credit report, ignore the clever ads and go straight to the source — where there are no strings attached.
"High yield" does not describe many savings accounts and CDs these days, but these five banks offer the best yields currently available.
Whether you're looking to earn interest or for great customer service and reasonable fees, these five online checking account are all wise choices.
Credit card issuers are required to clearly display key credit terms in an easy-to-read format — the Schumer Box. Here’s how to unlock its meaning.
Discover how alternative credit rating agencies can help debt-free consumers escape the credit Catch-22 by using payment histories to develop scores.
If you’re new to investing and determined to keep your principal safe, consider these five places to store your money and earn a little something extra.
With all the credit card offers out there, it can be hard to figure out which ones are worth it. Help decide what card is right for you with this list.
Grocery store gas discount programs can be a great way to save money on fuel — if you shop wisely. Learn how to make the most of these discounts.
Some online banks have great service, while others offer great interest rates. These five have both.
FICO has a formula that rates your creditworthiness. Other companies do too, but using their services could get you in trouble. Learn why.
From extended warranties to price protection to easier returns, buying holiday gifts with your credit card can give you some serious benefits.
Retail branded credit cards may be a wise choice for loyal customers. But what about department store credit cards?
Account fees have become big business for banks and a major drain on consumers’ pocketbooks. Protect your balance by avoiding these 12 common fees.
Whether you're ready for holiday shopping or SO not, the season of giving is upon us. Before you hit the stores, check out our guide to keeping your finances safe.
For many of us, travel can often be the most expensive part of the holiday season. But with some planning and foresight, holiday travel doesn’t have to be a budget buster.
With so many credit card offers, finding the card that’s right for you can be a challenge. Learn what terms to look for and evaluate, and make finding a match easy.
There’s no better time to sign up for a rewards or low introductory interest rate credit card than the holiday season. Here are five cards you should have on your wish list.
Many credit card issuers offer 0% APR balance transfer deals. Before you apply, learn how balance transfers work and how your credit score may be affected.
Even when you aren't applying for a credit card or loan, your credit score can be affected by a variety of actions — even forgetting to return your library books.
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