Nov. 4, 2016

Why do credit card applications get rejected? It's not the reasons you think.

Here are the secrets to getting your credit card application approved.

Nov. 1, 2016

Study: 2 in 5 Americans with student loans make this serious financial mistake

Nearly have of borrowers have fallen way behind on their student loans at some point.
Oct. 19, 2016

Raise your credit score: 5 critical moves to improve your credit and save money

Bad credit? These moves will help build better credit history.
Oct. 12, 2016

Navy Federal Credit Union is ordered to pay $28.5 million for its debt collection policies

Navy Federal Credit Union customers were intimidated and threatened, says the CFPB.
Oct. 12, 2016

Student loan refinancing: Save thousands of dollars with these 5 smart moves

Student loan debt refinancing, consolidation, and more.
Oct. 6, 2016

Bad credit? Your must-read guide to get a credit card or car loan, and rent or buy a home

Low credit scores are not a death sentence, but there are costs.

Sept. 23, 2016

A Q&A with José Quiñonez: The MacArthur grant 'genius' helping poor immigrants get loans

This MacArthur Fellow is putting his grant to work helping poor immigrants get loans.
Sept. 21, 2016

Best credit cards: Choose the right plastic for you with these 3 key questions

Whether you're perk-obsessed, credit poor or just want a cheap card, here's how to find the credit card for you.
Aug. 30, 2016

South Dakota's two payday loan ballot measures look similar but have a crucial difference

It's totally not about confusing voters, though.
Aug. 22, 2016

Wells Fargo gets fined for overcharging customers on their student loan payments

If Wells Fargo processes your student loans, you may want to take a closer look at your statements.
Aug. 15, 2016

Credit Cards Are Getting More Popular Again — Just Not Among Millennials

Credit card use is starting to creep up, but not for millennials.
July 28, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Wants Debt Collectors to Stop Harassing You

Great news if you've ever been harassed by a debt collector.
July 25, 2016

What Is a "Good" vs. "Bad" Credit Score? Here's How to Know If Your Score Is High Enough

Getting an "excellent" score is not as tricky as you'd think.
July 18, 2016

Low Credit Score? Improve Yours ASAP in 3 Simple Steps

These smart moves can help bump your credit.
June 15, 2016

Chinese College Students Are Coerced Into Sending Loan Sharks Nude Photos As Collateral

Extorting the socially and economically vulnerable.

April 20, 2016

7 Budgeting Tools and Apps to Help You Manage Your Money

Need help managing your money? These apps can help.
April 19, 2016

Why Debt Consolidation Services May Make Your Financial Situtation Much Worse

You could do it, but you probably shouldn't.
April 18, 2016

4 Ways to Get out of Debt When You're a Broke AF Millennial

All hope is not lost, even if owing $35,000 or more feels like death.
April 15, 2016

FreeTrumpScore Determines Whether Donald Trump Likes You — And Asks About Your Hand Size

Spoiler: having large hands will hurt your Trump score.

April 5, 2016

What Your Credit Score Really Means for You and Why You Should Care to Be A Better Adult

So you can better adult, here's what you need to know about credit scores.
Nov. 6, 2015

This Is How Payday Lenders Dodge Google, Target the Vulnerable and Exploit the Poor

The watchful eyes of advertisers are looking back.
Oct. 5, 2015

How Long Will Your Relationship Last? Ask the Federal Reserve

Our credit scores officially wield too much power over our lives.
Aug. 5, 2015

Facebook's New Plan: Help Banks Figure Out How Poor You Are So They Can Deny You Loans

If you don't like it, just find wealthier friends.
Feb. 19, 2015

How Employers Can Use Credit Checks to Screw You Out of a Job

And it's totally legal.

Sept. 24, 2013

How Facebook Posts Could Determine Your Credit Score

Be careful who your friends are on social media. Lenders are analyzing consumer digital trends to determine credit-reliability. Are these legitimate business practices or should it be regulated?
Aug. 30, 2013

Playboy Magazine: Not Even Double Ds Can Save It From a Triple C Credit Rating

Playboy's credit rating downgrade to a CCC+ highlights that the future of the iconic company may be at risk.