Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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