Credit card interest rates have largely been in a holding pattern for the past few years, but that's not going to last much longer.
How vulnerable is your financial and personal data to an attack? Experts weigh in and provide insight into how you can protect yourself.
Newly launched loyalty program Plenti lets users earn rewards for purchases from a variety of businesses. Some consumers may find it's worth looking into.
Some credit card offers that sound too good to be true probably are. Take a closer look before you apply, and be sure to keep these five red flags in mind.
A U.S. judge Tuesday certified a class action against Target brought by several banks over the retailer's massive data breach two years ago.
Failing to read a credit card's terms and conditions before you apply can cost you money. Here are four credit card fees to watch out for.
U.S. banks are rolling out what they say are more 'secure' credit cards. But are the cards as safe as some banks and card carriers claim?
Everyone wants a zero percent credit card, but what's the catch? Here are some things to know about potential flies in the ointment.
There's an art form in closing a credit card - you don't want it to hurt your credit. Know what's at stake when you cut that piece of plastic in half.
Credit cards offer many conveniences and protections, but there are times when it's best to keep the plastic tucked away. Here are 10 such scenarios.
It appears there's a new hacking scandal every few weeks, leading folks to wonder if anything can ever be secure. Here's what recent hacks have taught us.
If you're looking for little ways to improve the health of your bank account, here are five ways you could get some more bang for your buck.
There's nothing wrong with a little shopping - unless it becomes an obsession. See if you need help curbing your habit.
Target says it's reached an agreement with Visa card issuers to reimburse the costs related to a data breach at the retailer in 2013.
Having trouble putting money aside? Here are some systems to put in place so you can amass cash without thinking too much.
Experts warn of an epidemic of card skimming, with losses in the billions. Here's what you need to know to protect your bank balance.
Transactions made through third parties like PayPal and Groupon may not be earning the credit card reward points you expect they should.
You probably get lots of offers for new credit cards. But should you take advantage of them?
American students spend about 1,000 hours in school each year, and yet very few, if any, of those hours are dedicated to learning about personal finance.
The 'alternate payment method fee' is just one of several wily add-ons card-card issuers are charging consumers. Here's how to avoid them.
From medical bills to travel expenses, here's a rundown of which purchases should be put on your credit card - and which should be left off plastic.