A Houston family says they've been struggling to get birth certificates for their adopted daughters for the last few years from Texas Vital Statistics.
A national online bank is launching this summer aimed at helping Black and Latino communities.
The average American wastes $139 a month on fees, interest, and impulse buying, according to a study by The Ascent. Experts say it's because we don't educate ourselves enough about money.
It might seem like the end of the world. But credit and rental histories can be rebuilt.
If you need money to pay for an unexpected bill or to make rent, more banks and credit unions have started offering small personal loans with lower costs than payday loans.
The Better Business Bureau is warning that gift card scams have tripled over the last three years. The Federal Trade Commission says one in four people have been scammed out of an average of $700.
If you think you'll never save enough money to buy your own home, there's a little known loan that might help. A USDA home loan.
Now that anyone over 16-years-old can get a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas, scammers are rolling up their sleeves, too.
More people, especially children, are getting seriously hurt on some household items while we've all been spending more time at home during the pandemic.
The Point In Time count, taken January 19, found about 3,000 people were homeless in greater Houston.
Most airlines have permanently dropped change fees on regularly priced tickets. But many plan to resume change fees to rebook economy tickets if they're purchased after March.
Many people are complaining on social media that the IRS "Get My Payment" tool says it direct deposited their stimulus checks, but the money is not in their bank accounts.
A group of non-profits have teamed up once again to make repairs for hundreds of local families who can't afford to fix their pipes that burst in the winter storm.
Whether you want to take your family out into nature, to learn in a museum, or take a virtual adventure, you have many free and low-cost options.
Many people are still waiting for their insurance companies to respond to their winter storm damage claims. On this Sullivan's Smart Sense, we cover what you can do.
If the House passes President Biden's relief bill this week, people who have lost jobs could get more than just an additional $300 a week in unemployment benefits. They could also receive a big tax break and free health insurance.
There are additional ways you can get much-needed help following the winter storm in mid-February.
The COVID-19 relief bill proposes an increase in child tax credits. Sullivan's Smart Sense shares the details.
Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia is opening computer centers to help people apply for FEMA aid as they try to recover from the crippling winter storm weeks later.
What the Texas Workforce Commission will do to crack down on unemployment fraud.