Help is available for seniors during Medicare open enrollment

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Premium increases have been modest this year, but consumers can save money by shopping around for plans.

Save money on your next appliance purchase

| |Friday, Oct. 03, 2014

Atmos Energy and Oncor have rebate programs that can knock hundreds of dollars off high-efficiency appliances, from heaters and air conditioners to washers and dryers.

It’s a great time to switch wireless plans, but do your homework

| |Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

New offerings from T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon are some of the best deals for cellphone plans in 20 years, according to leading consumer advocates.

DFW colleges offer low-cost classes on financial planning

| |Friday, Sep. 05, 2014

Courses at TCU, UT Arlington and Tarrant County College offer help on retirement planning, Social Security, wills and other topics.

Glut of cruise ships leads to bargains in Galveston

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Savvy Consumer: Prices have dropped to as low as $41 a day for off-season voyages to the Caribbean as cruise lines add ships and beds.

Be on the lookout for identity theft red flags

| |Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

What appears to be a simple mistake could be a sign of a more serious problem.

Changes could help boost credit scores for millions

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

New formula will cause medical debt to have a lower impact on credit scores.

Texas set to allow crowdfunding investments for small businesses

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Sometime next month, consumers will be allowed to invest up to $5,000 a year into business through crowdfunding portals and receive equity shares in companies.

Savvy Consumer: Financial housekeeping includes cleaning up your credit report

Friday, Aug. 01, 2014

Personal bankruptcies and consumer debt levels are down, so now is a good time to clear up any problems.

New rules on reverse mortgage designed to make loans safer for elderly

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

By requiring both spouses to have their name on the mortgage and improving underwriting standards, HUD hopes to see fewer foreclosures and evictions.



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