Jonnelle Marte

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Lower pay over time amounts to less in savings -- and smaller Social Security payments down the road.

  • Sep 17, 2014

Median income was flat last year, the Census Bureau said. The only increases in income were among the lowest paid.

  • Sep 16, 2014

People who aren’t careful when they make the change can face steep fees for missed payments, money transfers and overdrafts.

  • Sep 16, 2014

Almost half of family caregivers spend more than $5,000 a year on caring for elderly family members, a new study shows.

  • Sep 15, 2014

Borrowers over the age of 65 held six times as much in federal student loans in 2013 as they did in 2005.

  • Sep 11, 2014

Public service loan forgiveness -- helpful for steering people into nonprofit work -- gives people an opening to milk the system, a report shows.

  • Sep 10, 2014

In some markets, a 20 percent down payment can be substantial. Ending the trips to Starbucks isn’t going to cut it.

  • Sep 9, 2014

Readers chime in as to why young people are avoiding credit cards.

  • Sep 8, 2014

A survey finds that young consumers prefer debit over credit, but that aversion to credit can have downsides.

  • Sep 8, 2014

Pensions are harder to find, but they’re still common among employers in the utilities and insurance sectors.

  • Sep 6, 2014
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