The recent launch of Apple Pay could eventually see the disappearance of the plastic in your wallet. But it's unlikely to result in real changes in the fundamentals of the credit card market....
New research shows Americans age 50 and older are running up their credit card balances while younger people are reducing theirs. Is this part of a wider problem?...
High-end credit cards can bring prestige as well as perks and benefits. Is there one waiting for you?...
Complaints about credit card companies have been logged on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's website for years. But now there are proposals to include consumers' own descriptions of their...
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What you need to know about credit card rates
If you ever carry forward a card balance, you're going to pay interest. But how's your rate set and when can your rates rise?
Credit score reforms could put better credit cards in your wallet
Will you qualify for better credit cards if new changes to scoring systems improve your credit?
Prepaid debit cards are no substitute for credit cards
Prepaid debit cards may be getting better, but they're still no match for proper credit cards.
WARNING: Medical credit cards can seriously damage your wealth
As medical credit cards are attacked by consumer advocates, we ask: What are the smarter alternatives?
Retired? How to pick the best credit cards for you
As your needs change, your credit cards should too. So retirement's a good time to review your plastic.
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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...