Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 11:02 am
By Mitch Strohm ·

Black Friday is nearly here. If you’re in the market for some new tech, this is your chance to peruse the Black Friday ads and get ahead of the crowd.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 11:43 am
By Mitch Strohm ·

Black Friday is only a few days away. Target, Best Buy and Wal-Mart have especially attractive Black Friday ads this year.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 4:41 pm
By Sarah Berger ·

Wal-Mart is offering a free 2-day shipping, in an apparent challenge to Amazon Prime.

Tuesday, December 08, 2015 1:25 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

ESG investing considers how companies score related to their environmental impact, societal impact corporate governance.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:49 pm
By Kay Bell ·

A new report charges Wal-Mart with using international loopholes to lower its U.S. tax bills. With the world’s largest retailer now part of the conversation, corporate tax reform might finally happen.

Friday, May 09, 2014 6:05 am
By Jay MacDonald ·

Wal-Mart, will offer links to auto insurance without underwriting coverage themselves.

Friday, October 12, 2012 6:00 am
By Dan Miranda ·

If you’re like me, you always thought accounts of people saving money were myths of sorts. This and more, today on

Friday, May 25, 2012 8:00 am
By Dan Miranda ·

Are you a fan of house-swapping reality shows (do these still exist?) but hate the idea of being on TV? Well, you’re in luck! Exactly this sort of thing exists and could save you money on vacations. This and more, today on 1. Are you cool with strangers being in your house without you?

Saturday, December 10, 2011 11:00 am
By David McMillin ·

Judging by one of American Banker’s latest awards, it seems one of America’s big-box stores is beginning to compete with the country’s big banks. Jane Thompson, former president of Wal-Mart’s financial services division, retired from the retailer this year, but she is still seeing the results of her work. American Banker named Thompson Innovator of