As a recession looms, a quick and easy way to save money is to transfer credt card balances.
Wall Street got into trouble partly because of too much debt, so let's get our own houses in order.
Right now, banks are using this score as the bottom line when evaluating loan applications.
The Treasury Department, Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. unveiled a plan in which the government will buy preferred shares in a bid to shore up confidence in the reeling banking system.
The term for the complicated investment instrument is front in center when it comes to explaining and addressing the current credit crisis.
A number of common catches can keep your credit-card rate from falling.
Not every financial institution is in trouble, as a review of 8,500 U.S. banks and thrifts shows.
"The price we pay now if we do nothing will cost trillions and trillions of dollars more…"
The $700 billion bailout plan and mergers, like Citigroup's swallowing of Wachovia earlier this week, could lead to higher fees for consumers -- like it did after the savings & loan crisis in the 1980s.
Investors are wary of stocks, so fixed-income securities may be the right haven for your money.