Money & Credit

  • 7 bizarre college scholarships that really exist

      

    There are plenty of scholarships for people with, shall we say, eclectic interests. Maybe you’re into marionettes. Maybe you’re a member of the United States Bowling Congress (a pretty...

  • Cost of living has increased, but many workers' pay hasn't

      

    Even with an improving job market, many American workers aren't seeing improving paychecks, and new research suggests the families with the lowest incomes are getting hit the worst. The...

  • Forget coupons and sales: Plan your meals to save more

      

    Feeding your family can cost hundreds a month. But it will cost far less if you plan your meals.

  • 7 ways college students can avoid identity theft

      

    You know what they say: College is the best time of your life! But what many young people don't realize is that while they're having the time of their life, a few financial mistakes can...

  • Warning: Watch out for card skimmers at the pump this Labor Day weekend

      

    Skimming devices used to steal credit and debit card data are still being found on pumps at gas stations across the country. Read more: 9 places you should never use a debit card Florida...

  • It's never too late to start saving for retirement

      

    Many Americans have no savings for retirement. Get going now—even a little bit can go a long way.

  • Should you close your credit card?

      

    Closing out credit cards that you don’t use anymore might seem like a good idea at first glance, but if you’re considering closing a credit card, there are some things you may want to...

  • Hackers steal account info from 225,000 iPhone owners

      

    Hackers have stolen account information from 225,000 iPhone owners, in what's being called "the largest known Apple account theft caused by malware," according to security...

  • Your homework assignment: Subscription purging!

      

    Your monthly subscriptions you've accumulated could be emptying your wallet. It’s time to stop and take stock of your monthly-fee services.

  • Even in a market with this much volatility, avoid hitting the panic button

      

    Life seems a lot less complicated when the stock market is going up or holding steady, doesn’t it?  We’ve all weathered the intense storm of market volatility over the past couple...

  • How to raise your credit score

      

    You’ve finally done it. You’ve made a plan that will allow you to work on improving your financial situation and reach your financial goals. One of your goals is to raise your credit...

  • Is your 401(k) safe during volatile markets?

      

    Wondering what all the recent stock market news means for your retirement savings? Not quite sure what you should be doing -- if anything? Here's what you need to know! Read...

  • Starkist settlement means customers get $25 in cash or $50 in tuna

      

    A class action settlement has been reached that allows consumers to claim $25 in cash or $50 in Starkist tuna. Read more: Sara Lee, Kroger, Great Value breads recalled due to possible glass...

  • Here are the 10 most expensive places to raise a family

      

    It's no secret that raising kids can get pricey. In fact, the amount needed for a two-parent, two-child household now ranges from $50,000 to $100,000 per year, depending on where you...

  • 8 keys to your financial empowerment

      

    I've been at this on the radio for more than 25 years now. During that time, I've seen so many things and trends come and go in the area of you managing your wallet. But occasionally...