About 56 percent of Americans have no savings for an unexpected expense, such as a $1,000 emergency room visit, and would have to borrow or reduce spending somewhere else.
Unlimited data is like gold for a growing number of consumers, for both smartphones and their home-based devices, to watch an increasing vast array of streaming services from Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO and others.
Lumosity has settled with the Federal Trade Commission, which accuses the company of deceiving consumers with unfounded claims.
With the new year comes the not-so-appealing, but critically important task, of filling out the annual FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
While sales at brick-and-mortar stores still accounts for most of holiday spending, the shift toward online shopping is gaining ground. Online purchases surged 20 percent.
The DCA review is the first-ever study of the gender pricing of goods in New York City across a range of industries.
Every year, consumers send tens of billions of dollars through money transfer services, and complaints are on the rise, including cases of fraud and issues with delays and customer service.
The U.S. regulator found that “over-the-limit” fees and other “back-end pricing” practices have essentially come to an end.
Already, online shopping is chipping away at brick-and-mortar purchases. But the ease of online browsing and the decreasing cost of shipping may help propel total holiday sales to new heights.
Lenders will sometimes ask your income when reviewing your loan application — and certainly a higher income may work in your favor — but your credit score doesn’t factor in your salary.