By Elaine Donnelly
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Independent voices from the TWT Communities
In the first comprehensive study of its kind, the Federal Trade Commission reported Monday that some 40 million Americans could be suffering from errors that are keeping their credit scores lower -- and their borrowing rates higher -- than they should be.
This could be the last year that "Cyber Monday" serves, for all intents and purposes, as a tax holiday for binge shoppers across the country.
Black Friday shoppers may want to reconsider tradition, because waking up early and standing outside in long lines in the freezing cold won't necessarily help them score great deals.
Facebook Inc.'s stock took a hit Monday after an article in the financial magazine Barron's said it is "still too pricey" despite a sharp decline since its initial public offering.
Most Americans remain wary of investing in the stock market, even though it is near a four-year high and savings interest rates are at record lows, according to a new study released Monday by the firm Bankrate.com.
The interest rates consumers are paying on credits cards remain high, even as rates for other loans scrape along at all-time lows, according to a new report.
It's not so easy to find a free checking account these days. The number of banks offering basic, no-strings-attached free checking accounts has plummeted in the past two years.
Americans have learned little from the Great Recession about saving for rainy days.
Mortgage rates fell this week to the lowest level on record, giving consumers added incentive to lock in low payments for home purchases and refinanced loans.
Mortgages are cheaper today than they've been in several decades. If only most people had the job security, the credit score and the cash to qualify.
Banks in the Washington area increasingly are giving their customers "ATM freedom."