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?...
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....
Plenty of credit cards offer long introductory periods when no interest is charged. Here are some of the best picks, along with suggestions for using them....
Valentine's Day can make or break a relationship. So it's worth giving some thought to your plans for Feb. 14....
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Is 2014 the year your credit card gets a chip?
Will your debit and credit cards be more secure when they each come with an on-board microprocessor chip? That EMV technology's coming.
Bad credit? These cards could help
If your credit score's taken a bad hit recently, you may not be able to get approved for mainstream plastic. But a credit card designed for people with poor credit could still help you get back on track.
Target security breach rekindles credit-versus-debit debate
No consumer victim of December's hacking of Target should suffer financial loss. But credit cards provide more superior protections by law than debit ones.
Holiday spending hangover? Here's the financial equivalent of Alka-Seltzer
It's not just weird weather that's making January difficult for many. Plenty of consumers feel their holiday credit card bills have left them on thin financial ice.
Report focuses on African-American credit card use, debt
Middle-class black people use their credit cards differently from their white counterparts. And many experience different problems.
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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...
Museums open doors to credit card customers
Bank of America recently announced its 2014 Museums on Us initiative, which permits its cardholders, including those who have Merrill Lynch-branded plastic, to gain free access to 150 cultural venues...
Credit cards' strong holiday comeback
When it came to shopping in December, the fastest growing payment method was credit cards. Its growth, compared with the same period in 2012, was significantly higher than that for signature debit...
Credit card companies keeping clear of cannabis
The first day of 2014 saw the sale of marijuana for recreational use legalized in Colorado and Washington. A further 18 states (making 20 states in all) and Washington, D.C. already had laws in...