Many people purchase items they never, or rarely use, leaving them with closets full of unused clothes and toys.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that a growing level of debt would increase the likelihood of a sudden economic crisis.
At the corporate level teams have endured significant losses. Companies have reduced expenditures on luxury suites, corporate sponsorships and season tickets.
Despite still low interest rates, the purchase application volume for homes is near the lowest level seen in well over a decade.
Leasing options with low monthly payments could convince car buyers to invest in electric cars, even though the initial investment is high.
CLASS could be a step toward responsible reform in the way we pay for long-term care in the US; providing care for 10 million Americans and saving the government billions.
Governments are obsessing about inflation when the real threat is deflation, preaching the need for belt-tightening when the real problem is inadequate spending
Credit scores for a quarter of American consumers are now too low to qualify for a mortgage or credit card.
Credit card fees and rewards programs help the rich and hurt the poor, according to a recent report. But experts disagree whether a cap on fees would solve the disparity.
In time, it will become clearer whether these stress tests bring financial stability or whether, as appears more likely, the market discounts them.
Planning for the many unexpected costs of having a child is crucial to starting a family on solid financial ground.
A new study finds that small businesses are the most impacted by liability costs. This growing cost will hinder small business during the recovery.
Health care hikes, higher taxes and lack of access to liquidity and capital markets are keeping most American business owners on the outside of the recovery looking in.
Big American companies may never rehire large numbers of workers. And they won’t even begin to think about hiring until they know American consumers will buy their products.
Home prices are likely to start falling later this year, analysts say, because the homebuyer's tax credit has expired.
Canada's move to make its census voluntary will make it tough to get an accurate picture of the population.
Ford Explorer in 2011 comes with two engine options. The less powerful one saves fuel but costs more.
The national economic activity index indicates very weak growth.