For its many victims, identity theft is a horrible crime. But there's a highly effective way to protect yourself....
A new study suggests women are worse money managers than men. Does that mean they should hand over control of the family finances to their clever husbands and male partners? Or does it mean some...
There's a borrowing boom going on. That's a good thing for the economy and many consumers. But some need to avoid the temptations of credit cards and other debt....
The number of credit card loans is at its highest for five years. Perhaps bank customers are shunning debit cards because of high overdraft fees....
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The best balance transfer cards
"Free" money can ultimately turn into expensive borrowing. But use balance-transfer credit cards well and you can save piles of cash.
Don't get a business credit card -- unless you're a business
Some bloggers are suggesting consumers should apply for small business credit cards. But that could be dangerous. Only do so once you're in full possession of the facts.
Best credit cards for 2014 holiday shopping
Save money -- and stress -- by using your credit cards wisely this holiday season.
Cash or cards this Christmas?
Will you be better or worse off if you use your credit cards this holiday season? Only you can answer that question.
Are federal regulators up to protecting us?
A recent whistleblower has uncovered serious deficiencies in one financial regulator. How worried should we be?
Credit Card News
It's getting easier to be approved for credit cards
If your finances got into a mess a while back, but are getting better now, you stand a better chance of seeing a credit card application approved than you have for some time. In the last quarter of...
Chips on 96 percent of credit cards by 2018
By the end of 2018, 96 percent of all American credit cards could have EMV chips (tiny microprocessors that store and guard card data more effectively than today's magnetic strips) embedded in them,...
Business credit cards best for building business credit -- not borrowing
Early in March, this website published an article about the different forms of credit available to small-business owners. It suggested that some successful companies that had previously been forced...
Make bill payments with Citi ThankYou rewards points
Citi recently unveiled a new service that adds flexibility to the redemption of ThankYou points earned using its rewards credit cards and banking services. Already up and running, it allows those...
Good time to apply for credit cards
Credit card companies are becoming increasingly willing to approve card applications and offer higher limits, according to new research. That appears to be the implication of data contained in the...
New app locks up your credit cards
If you're a customer of the Lone Star National Bank in southern Texas, you may have participated in a pilot program for OnDot Mobile Card Services, a new app that allows you to remotely manage your...