It may be too extreme to say retail credit cards are always bad. But they frequently are....
A federal regulator has revealed plans to examine card rewards programs....
After years of being financially stressed, most credit card holders can view the holiday spending season with confidence, and almost Zen-like tranquility....
Most Americans intend to spend more this holiday season than last, and credit cards look set to be an increasingly popular payment method....
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The best balance transfer credit cards
IndexCreditCards.com's pick of some of the best balance transfer credit cards.
'There is no positive side to credit card use.' Wrong!
When so-called financial experts warn you off using your credit cards, ignore them. For most, plastic is a real boon.
AmEx, TripAdvisor form curious partnership
American Express marketers are among the smartest in the world, but will their card members find value in their latest innovation?
6 ways to protect yourself from online credit card fraud
With online buying set to boom this holiday season, it's essential to protect your credit cards from cyber fraudsters. Here are the essentials you need to know.
Credit CARD Act a success, say studies
Two new studies claim the Credit CARD Act of 2009 was a big success. Are they right?
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Ask for a better deal on your credit cards
It wasn't that long ago that credit card companies looked in real trouble. The recession was creating unprecedented rates of delinquency and default, and card issuers were suffering almost as much as...
Airport lounge luxury in malls for some Chase cardholders
Chase and United Airlines have teamed up to create one of the holiday season's most off-the-wall ideas. They're opening a VIP lounge in a mall near each of two of United's hub airports, and providing...
Card issuers give free access to credit scores
FICO, the firm whose algorithms are used in 90 percent of lending decisions, has announced it's allowing credit card companies and other lenders to share with customers the credit scores they use to...
Dangers of medical credit cards enough to make you sick
New York attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman issued a consumer alert on Nov. 14, warning of the potential dangers of medical credit cards. These first came into existence in the early 2000s, when...
Shopping online? Paying with an AmEx card could get you free shipping
American Express has partnered with ShopRunner to offer its charge and credit card customers free two-day shipping for eligible items bought from more than 80 online retailers. To enjoy the...
Credit card law not nudging faster balance payments
The Credit CARD Act of 2009 has been very effective in driving down many fees, but is failing to make much progress with another of its goals: to persuade consumers to pay down their balances faster....