By Ron Scherer
The financial markets are holding up better than expected Friday morning in the wake of JP Morgan Chase's disclosure that it had a massive trade go bad, which would result in a loss of as much as $2 billion.
The disclosure, made by JP Morgan's CEO, James Dimon --
By Andrew Housser
Whether you knowingly signed up for a credit card with a high annual percentage rate (APR) or you received a notice stating that your rate is going up, you have three options: pay significantly in finance charges with the high-interest card; stop using the card and pay off the
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Need ideas for what to get mommy dearest this upcoming holiday? Check out this Mother's Day gift guide for inspiration that doesn't break the bank.
Mother's Day is next Sunday, May 13. Let's hope you haven't forgotten! If
A tax tip from IRS.gov
The tax deadline may have just passed but planning for next year can start now. The IRS reminds taxpayers that being organized and planning ahead can save time, money and headaches in 2013. Here are eight things you can do now to make next April 15 easier.
1. Adjust your
By Tim Parker
There's a fine line between frugal and cheap. Frugal people understand that paying more doesn't necessarily mean a better value. People labeled as cheap wouldn't pay a premium price regardless of the value. Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is often labeled as frugal.
By Amanda C. Haury
The average college student is not exactly known for having a lot of extra time or money. Many college students live off of fast food while they are away at school and rely on economy grade vehicles and furniture. Alongside fast food, there are plenty of other industries that
By Janet Fowler
It's a simple fact that in order to establish credit, you have to use credit. For that reason alone, it's a good idea to use credit from time to time. Beyond that, there are also certain types of purchases that you should always use credit cards for because of the increased
By Andrew Housser
When it comes to a topic as important as your finances, it's smart to ask plenty of questions so you can make well-informed decisions. Here, we have answers to 10 of the most frequently asked money and debt questions.
1. What's better: Paying off a high-interest debt or a
By Laurent Belsie
You won't notice it when you mail a letter or buy a stamp. But the post office is in crunch time.
It will run out of money in August if Congress doesn't act. Even if lawmakers come up with temporary fixes, the long-term outlook is stark. In the Internet Age, regular mail
By Rachel Brown
There can't be many Internet users who haven't heard of Facebook -- the social network site, brainchild of U.S. college student Mark Zuckerberg. But worryingly, it's not just our friends who are keeping up with what we're doing online. Debt collectors, potential