Fears of an impending U.S. consumer-led recession this year and rising unemployment sparked UBS analyst Eric Wasserstrom to slap sell ratings on three consumer credit companies.
Thanks to a government rebate, a check might be coming your way.
Now what? Treat yourself to an iPhone?
Not so fast.
With the economy teetering on the edge of recession and showing signs of an economic slowdown, so-called secure jobs really aren't.
There are effective ways and not-so-effective ways to deal with missing a credit-card payment.
The big 'R' word is in all the headlines these days, while economists and pundits disagree over whether we're already in a recession, on the brink, or able to avoid one. But a recession is not about words or opinions or statistics. It's about your life and your personal finances.
Reviewing your finances at the end of the year is a great way to get ready to set financial goals for the year ahead.
These "premium" cards, which tout perks ranging from private jet service to help with your restaurant reservations, are all over the place now.
Saving money and reducing debt are regular top five New Year resolutions for many people in the U.S.
If either of these is on your list, you are going to need to come up with a plan on how to save money. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to turn saving money into a game. In fact, you are probably already doing this to some degree without even realizing it.
Here's how to discover how well a card issuer treats its customers.
Lenders keep trying to suck my family into a vortex of debt.
We're standing firm.