Your college years can make or break you financially, as well as academically. Ready for the responsibilities that come with a credit card? Here are three to consider....
Some credit card companies are so hungry for more customers they're offer enticing deals to new ones....
You don't need a crystal ball to predict big changes for credit cards in the coming year....
Instead of helping and protecting students, as intended, the CARD Act might actually be hurting some....
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Can a credit freeze protect you from identity theft?
For its many victims, identity theft is a horrible crime. But there's a highly effective way to protect yourself.
Should women avoid credit cards?
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 surveys are slanted to be newsworthy? Guess!
Don't forget the misery of debt
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.
Surge in credit cards as banks gouge customers
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.
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.
Credit Card News
AmEx, Discover and U.S. Bank boost rewards credit cards
Not too long ago, your blogger wrote in "Rewards credit cards: What do people really want?" about a fall in customer satisfaction levels among those who have rewards credit cards. Citing recent...
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...