The day will come when the Fed nudges its benchmark lending rate from next to zero to something slightly higher. Here's what may happen next.
Great deals on balance transfers and low-interest credit cards will evaporate once the Federal Reserve raises rates.
The average interest rate increase will be 2.5 percentage points, and the minimum interest rate will be 12.99 percent. There are, of course, alternatives.
No credit? Bad credit? Here are some proven ways on how to build it up and turn your credit score around.
Those days of calling your bank to let them know that you really are in Thailand and really did use your credit card to buy $200 in sarongs, may soon end.
Costco shoppers who have been limited for years to American Express credit cards may be able to pluck a new option from their wallets or purses next year.
On Oct. 1, the rules for who eats retail credit card fraud change -- and somebody different may be left holding the bag.
It would seem to go against common sense to send in a credit card payment well before the due date, but it can be smart idea under some circumstances.
The investor relations section of bank websites reveal where we aren't getting good deals. Here's how to get your money's worth on savings and credit cards.
Of the myriad choices, here are five of the best airline credit card deals to suit different travel styles.
When a cashier asks whether it's debit or credit, the question may not mean exactly what you think it does.
Sustain:Green, a biodegradable MasterCard, will protect and replant forests in Brazil and combat deforestation.
With tax season coming up the Treasury has renewed its warnings about the tax collection scam, one of the largest in the country. Here's how it works.
Consumers miss out on $240 a year in retirement savings by not directing cash rewards from credit card spending to a retirement account, a survey finds.
U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in November, as stronger demand for auto and student loans offset a drop in credit card debt.
When the cashier asked me how much money I make, I hesitated. I was applying for a department store card -- and she said that she had to key in a number.
There's a valid reason for hotels to put holds on your credit card, but these holds can also be frustrating to hotel guests. And is there a better way?
Being preapproved for a credit card is more of a marketing gimmick than a step toward approval. Sadly, a preapproval pitch might be a scam instead.
Don't obsess about new credit. Avoid the issue altogether by checking for preapproved or prequalified credit.