Caitlin Ruiz, a 30-year-old resident of Tucson, Arizona, first got involved in multilevel marketing companies in her early 20s. Also known as MLMs, businesses such as Mary Kay, Tupperware, Amway, Arbonne, LuLaRoe and a host of others employ consultants who sell products directly to the public as well as recruitRead More →

In this political climate, you might feel compelled to do something ― anything ― to make a change. At the very least, you want your voice heard. That’s how some members of Equinox and SoulCycle felt recently when they learned that Stephen Ross, who owns the fitness brands’ parent company,Read More →

On May 8, the biggest players in the American debt collection business traveled to Philadelphia to have a talk with Kathy Kraninger, the new director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  A day earlier, Kraninger’s agency had introduced a slate of regulations ostensibly designed to curb the worst abuses inRead More →

If you own valuable assets when you die, that can be a bright spot during an otherwise incredibly difficult time for your loved ones who stand to inherit. But if you also have a lot of debt, it could wipe out those assets or even become the responsibility of yourRead More →

Patricia Russell seemed to appear out of nowhere. A certified financial planner and graduate of several prestigious colleges, Russell has recently been quoted in major publications such as Newsday, MarketWatch, Consumer Reports, Business Insider and U.S. News, as well as sites that recirculate content on MSN and other websites. SheRead More →

HuffPost may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Just because Prime Day is over doesn’t mean the deals are, too. Amazon’s longest-ever sales event ended July 17 at 3 a.m. Eastern, but there are still plenty of markdowns across the site on hot items. Plus,Read More →