Why should I have a credit card at all? What if I never want to use one?
Years ago, banking executives complained loudly about consumers who carried their credit cards without running up a monthly balance.
When Selecting Funds, It's Not All About the Fees
Nobody wants to pay more than they have to for something, whether it's a designer handbag, a bottle of Pinot Noir or an investment fund. How big of a role fees should play in investors' decision when making fund selections has been a long-running question in the investing world. There are two broad
Buying a Foreclosure? Watch Out for These 5 Landmines
As you might expect, buying a foreclosed home comes with opportunities — and certain challenges. Here are five potential landmines to look out for when buying a foreclosed property.
Setting Prices on the Creations of Your Craft, Hobby
It's always nice to be able to make money doing something that you love but pricing your creations will be key to your success.
Apps Begin to Give Blind Access to Touch Screens
While America's love affair with touch-screen payment devices continues to leave the blind and visually impaired in the dark, prospects for a hassle-free checkout in the near future are finally looking up.
American Express, Discover Lead Again in Card Satisfaction Survey
It's not exactly love, but American consumers appear to be developing growing affection for -- or maybe it's just growing toleration of -- their credit card companies.
Small Business Credit Cards Enhanced by Chase and MasterCard
Times are tough for many owners of small and medium-sized enterprises, so anything that helps smooth or improve their working lives is usually very welcome.
Why My Visa Statement Will Show a Charge for One Pony
When it comes to making our kids happy, it can be easy for parents to overspend.
Thailand's PTT Makes $960 Million Offer for Sakari Resources
A unit of Thailand's PTT PCL (PTT.TH) Monday made a 1.2 billion Singapore dollar ($960 million) takeover offer to buy Singapore-listed coal miner Sakari Resources Ltd. (AJ1.SG), the latest in a string of overseas forays by the state-controlled energy conglomerate.
Germany, France Set Up Working Group for Banking Union, Stability
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovic announced Monday the creation of a joint working group to develop plans for a euro-zone banking union and promote stability in the bloc.