Everyone expects credit card rates to rise in the medium term, but one bank boss now warns of an imminent hike. And that could be just the start of the pain....
Are you needled by the revelation that bankers believe you're too dumb to remember a four-digit PIN?...
If you owe money, you ought to pay it. But that doesn't mean you should put up with harassment from collection agencies....
At least four credit card companies are including customers' current credit scores within their monthly statements. More are likely to follow....
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Best credit cards for cash-back rewards
Make the most of cash-back credit cards by choosing them with care, and then using them smartly.
Big new changes unveiled for credit cards
How the debit, prepaid and credit cards in your wallet look set to be transformed within just a few short years.
Government monitors 900+ million credit card accounts
Regulators are collecting detailed data on over 900 million credit card accounts. How worried should you be?
Credit cards and borrowing for business
Many entrepreneurs used their business credit cards to help get them through the recent tough times. Is it now time to switch to alternative borrowing?
Recession, recovery, remember the lessons
Many Americans are now feeling richer than they have for years. The temptation to allow yourself more credit card debt is growing. But don't forget the misery of the recession.
Credit Card News
Hacking: Now it's Michaels Stores that's 'lost' data on millions of credit cards
The time is rapidly approaching when those whose credit card information hasn't been compromised by hackers could form a small and exclusive club. Indeed, it won't be long before they could hold...
Consumers making smart choice when using credit cards for online payments
Smart consumers are favoring credit cards over other payment methods when purchasing online, a new study shows. A report from Javelin Strategy & Research, published in March, identifies the...
Bonus shopping categories for second quarter 2014
Do you have one of those cash back credit cards that offer 5-percent rewards in categories of spending that change each quarter? Then now's the time to register (or "activate") your participation for...
American credit card balances increased by $16.1 billion last year
The Federal Reserve unveiled its provisional consumer credit data (excluding mortgages) for December 2013 on Feb. 7, and the figures revealed that credit card debt jumped by $5 billion that month....
Study shows credit cards more secure than store cards
Regular readers may know that IndexCreditCards.com isn't a big fan of store cards. True, they can work well for some people, but a huge number of consumers end up paying very high interest rates for...
Discover provides free FICO scores to cardholders every month
Early in December, IndexCreditCards.com reported FICO's offer to allow credit card companies, free of charge, to pass on to consumers their latest credit scores each month. Barclaycard and First...