Here's how I've managed to save hundreds of dollars, without skipping out on the gift-giving spirit.
If you're overwhelmed by credit card debt and can barely make your minimum payments, there's free help out there. Just be careful where you look for it.
LendingClub has announced its IPO. Let's look at how it and its competitors work and how it looks as a way to get cash and a place to invest in.
Store credit cards sound like a great deal, but they have a dark side. Here are five reasons you should avoid signing up for one this holiday season.
With the support of American Express, Small Business Saturday has quickly become widely recognized as the day to kick start the holiday shopping season.
If the proposals become law, they would extend familiar banking rules to prepaid cards.
The world's most exclusive credit cards involve things like diamonds, concierge help and maybe even no spending limit. Take a look.
Turning 18 is a big milestone for a child, but it should also be the trigger some financial and legal decisions for families.
Here's your flight plan: Pick the airline that has the best deal for your destination, and then pick the card that best rewards your spending pattern.
Your credit card could offer some unheralded shopping benefits like price protection, return protection and extended warranties.
Here's how to prevent, detect and resolve credit card fraud if your identity or account is taken over. I'll tell you what I do and what you should do.
Credit unions should be respected for their ability to offer Americans an alternative to the mega banks. I had a different reason to join PenFed.
Avoid the nightmare of being eaten alive by evil credit cards. Here's what to watch out for -- and meet a handful of the industry's worst offenders.
You spend 30 minutes a day on Facebook, so you surely have a minute or two more to scout out fraudulent use of your credit or debit card.
My credit card's billing dispute procedure stepped in and solved my problem when my order for a front door was misdirected and double-billed.
Even the president isn't immune from credit card issues -- like having your card declined while on a date with the first lady.
Anna amassed $12,000 of credit card debt while unemployed, but she successfully turned her finances around later with a little help from balance transfers.
Consumers seem to forgive and forget companies that have suffered data breaches. You should probably be more paranoid than you are.
Looking for free extended warranties, price protection or replacement of stolen or damaged goods? Turn to your credit card.
It many seem easy to put college tuition on a credit card -- especially a rewards card. But the convenience fees many schools charge make it a costly error.
Ice cream and fast food chain Dairy Queen is the latest retailer to reveal a hack of its customer data.
Citibank says the average refund is $85 under its modified Price Rewind program. And there are no catches. (Well, sort of.)
If you send a con man money via a Green Dot MoneyPak, it's just gone. But now, victims seeking help are being fleeced again by fake customer service sites.
U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in August in the category that covers auto loans and student loans but cut back on their credit card borrowing.
Not all plastic cards are created equal. Not all of them treat you the same, either. Millennials, we're especially speaking to you.
Introducing Life Stage Lessons: Real stories of moments people realized they had to change their financial lives. First up, a big spender takes stock.
Be skeptical about most add-on services offered by credit card banks. Not only are the services rarely worth it, sometimes, they're not even provided.
Banks have become notorious for nickel-and-diming customers with a raft of fees and charges that really add up. But you don't just have to take it silently.