An enterprising group of 18 current and former Miami Dade College students have been indicted for laundering $500,000 in other people’s stolen income tax refunds through their Higher One student financial aid accounts, in exchange for a cut of the action.
For private student loan borrowers facing high, inflexible monthly payments in times of unemployment or other financial hardships, relief may be on the way.
A low credit score isn’t just bad for your wallet. It also signals a higher risk of heart disease, says a new study.
We’re excited to introduce a faster and easier way for you to see a more detailed view of your financial picture on your mobile phone, all in one place. It’s called Mint Updates and here’s how it works. Once you download the update for your iOS or Android phone, and open up your new Mint app, [...]
Every week, I’d spend about 30 minutes clipping and ripping coupons from the Sunday newspaper. They piled up everywhere — in the car, on my desk and, rarely, in my coupon book. But at most I’d save $10. Then I discovered discount gift cards.
It’s 4 a.m. on Black Friday. While many will be tucked in bed dreaming of turkey and pumpkin pie leftovers, a large majority of consumers across the country will be hitting the stores. In 2013, the National Retail Federation says that 92.1 million consumers shopped during Black Friday. So before you head out the door [...]
If you are venturing out on Black Friday — or even Thanksgiving night — to snag some discounted booty, best of luck. Here are a few extra tips besides "plan ahead" and "make a budget" to help you save more and spend less:
Card issuers can — and do — cut credit lines at any time, causing many households to hold extra savings, new research says. And spending power on cards disappears just when consumers and the economy need it.
Coffee has been keeping us – and our taste buds – moving for many years, especially as temperatures drop and seasonal holiday drinks reappear. More and more millennials are indulging in the delicious pick-me-up with Pumpkin Spice or salted caramel-flavored lattes from Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts and others. Just like with anything else we consume daily, it [...]
As the holiday season gets closer, you may notice a growing number of stores trying to tug at your heartstrings — and your wallet — by advertising charitable donations alongside traditional holiday promotions.