Your Money: 3 Weeks Later, Equifax Makes a Peace Offering

The interim chief executive apologized to victims of the company’s data breach and offered a credit lock instead of an old-fashioned credit freeze.

Strategies: The Market Is High. Beware of Portfolio Drift.

August 25, 2017 Jeff Sommer STRATEGIES Invest at the bottom of the market and sell at the top. That’s solid advice, but it’s not easy to follow. Consider the stock market right now, for example. Is this the top of the market? Is it time to sell? With the...

Household Debt Makes a Comeback in the U.S.

By MICHAEL CORKERY and STACY COWLEY May 17, 2017 It took nearly a decade, but debt has made a comeback. Americans have now borrowed more money than they did at the height of the credit bubble in 2008, just as the global financial system began to...