Consumers have many options when it comes to selecting a credit card that best fits their needs. For instance, some people may use credit cards strictly for big-ticket items, while others may use them for all their everyday purchases; some may carry a balance while others pay it off every month. Even though people use credit in different ways, one fact remains the same: good credit card management is important to everyone.

Because your roof protects the rest of your home, keeping it functioning properly should be a top priority, but roof shingles have a finite lifespan and sooner or later will need to be replaced. Fortunately, homeowners have a number of financing options that won’t require tapping into the kids’ college funds.

For students across the country, September marks the start of a new school year. And as every parent knows, that means shopping for back-to-school supplies. Here's how you can avoid unnecessary expenses and save money on important back-to-school gear.

With more Americans downsizing their household budgets, larger-scale renovation projects are out and frugal remodeling is in. And when it comes to saving money, experts say home improvement projects that increase energy efficiency are among the best investments to deliver paybacks -- now and in the future.

Back-to-school shopping can be difficult for budget-conscious parents as students look to express themselves. Here are tips on how to personalize back-to-school supplies without breaking the budget.

Ever wish you could get more done in a day? Now it’s possible — and easy — to pay bills, transfer money, check balances in your bank accounts, even send money to a strapped family member, all with the device most people never leave home without: the mobile phone.

From moments as mundane as hiring someone to build a deck on your home, to the complex issues related to caring for an aging parent, life is full of occasions when you can use the assistance of a good attorney. Here are a few tips on how to find a good lawyer when you need one.