The U.S. economy has been growing at a glacial pace for the past four years. And, by almost all tellings, the overhang of debt from the pre-crisis years is a big part of the reason. Americans have been paying down debts and building up savings, not using additional income to buy more goods a…
WASHINGTON - A federal judge has struck down a rule setting a cap on the fees that banks can charge merchants for handling debit card purchases. He said the Federal Reserve didn't have the authority to set the limit the way it did in 2011, improperly including data that made the cap too high.
Q: I joined the Army Reserves in February 2012 and was gone from Feb. 14 to June 22 for training. This time period is considered active duty military service.
The companies that determine Americans' credit scores are about to come under the oversight of the nation's new consumer watchdog.
The companies that determine Americans' credit scores are about to come under government oversight for the first time.
Financing is one of the most common challenges faced by SCORE clients. Most lenders examine the same factors although they may place different emphasis on them.
Q: What happens when a husband opens up credit card offers mailed to the wife's name and opens up the account, signing her name and arranging for mail to be sent to a private address - all without consulting with the wife?
The Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board of directors has
named Lea Marquez Peterson, its president and CEO.
Talk about delayed gratification. Layaway — that old-fashioned
practice of putting merchandise aside and making regular payments
until everything's paid off — is a shopper's ultimate test of
WASHINGTON — Celebrities Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney and
Denzel Washington, prominent Democratic fundraisers and
heavyweights from the financial services and high-tech industries
were among those landing visits with President Obama or others at
the White House during Obama's first months i…
WASHINGTON — The painful recession that gripped the U.S. economy
the past two years appears to be over, as the economy grew at a
healthy 3.5 percent annual rate from July through September and
seems on track to maintain steady, if somewhat subdued, growth.
WASHINGTON — Senators agreed Wednesday to extend a popular tax
credit for first-time home buyers and to offer a reduced credit to
some repeat buyers.
A judge on Wednesday approved the bankruptcy reorganization plan
of Eurofresh Inc., a major hydroponic vegetable grower and one of
Southern Arizona's largest employers.
Shawn Florchak spent several months trying to win a scholarship
that didn't yet exist.