July 28, 2016

Have Debt? New Rules Could Protect You From This Stressful Problem

Great news if you've ever been harassed by a debt collector.

July 25, 2016

What is a 'Good' Credit Score, Exactly?

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

The Low-Drama Guide to Improving Your Credit Score

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

The Stunning Way Some Loan Sharks Are Extorting Female College Students

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

Debt Consolidation Services and Why They're Not the Answer to Your Money Troubles

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

The Surprising Number That Predicts How Long Your Relationships Will Last

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

Facebook Has a Dangerous New Plan That Discriminates Against the Poor

If you don't like it, just find wealthier friends.
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.
July 31, 2013

8 Things Every 20-Something Will Tell Their Kids One Day

A recent article labels millennials the "unluckiest generation." That means plenty of life lessons for our children.
July 11, 2013

Stafford Loan Rate Hike Isn't the GOP's Fault

The Senate failed again on Wednesday to keep Stafford loan interest rates low, letting them double to 6.8%. But don't blame the Republicans.
June 25, 2013

Millennials Have Less Credit-Card Debt Than Ever. Here's Why That Could Be a Bad Thing

Even though millennials are leaving their credit cards home, they need to watch out for many debt pitfalls.

May 1, 2013

China News: Are Chinese Banks Becoming Too Big to Fail?

Majority state-owned Chinese banks have seen greater than expected returns in Q1. But this comes at a time when China is deregulating interest rates and loan defaults are increasing.
March 7, 2013

Millennial Debt: A Major Problem For All Americans

Millions of young adults are delinquent on student loan payments, a trend that could harm borrowers and the U.S. economy.
July 16, 2012

Wells Fargo Racist Lending Practices: The Feds Unfairly Target the Mortgage Lender

The DOJ has unfairly fined Wells Fargo for discriminating against borrowers of color.
April 26, 2012

Government-Run Infrastructure Bank Will Create Jobs

The American Infrastructure Financing Authority would be a self-supporting “bank” that could spur job growth and improve America’s decaying infrastructure.
Jan. 14, 2012

What Young Adults Should Know About the Dangers of Payday Loans

Have you been thinking about taking out a payday loan and need a little more information? This article will tell you why you shouldn't and what you can do to prevent a bad financial situation.

Aug. 11, 2011

America's Credit Downgrade Lacks Real Substance

S&P's recent downgrade of America's credit rating is a power ploy attempting to improve the company's image.
Aug. 9, 2011

Microfinance: Too Good to Be True

The microfinance industry in India is crumbling under the weight of mismanagement and undisciplined borrowing.
Aug. 2, 2011

What We Just Avoided With the Debt Deal

Would federal prison guards have shown up to work if we couldn't pay them? Thankfully, we don't have to answer that question.
May 16, 2011

What the Debt Ceiling Really Means For You

The American debt ceiling is in real danger of cracking. If the U.S. were to default on our $14 trillion debt, our credit rating would crumble — and all Americans would feel the pain.