From the greatest generation to the millennials, Experian has tracked how we're all faring in terms of our use of credit. And some of the details may surprise you.
The Better Business Bureau has a warning: Check your credit card statements for $9.84 charges. Gobs of them are popping up, and they usually mean criminals have your number.
There are times in life you remember in stark detail. Your first kiss, the first time your heart was broken, or the day you tell your spouse you need to file for bankruptcy.
Consumers may be concerned about their personal information following a massive security breach at Target, but few are taking steps to ensure their data is more secure.
Neiman Marcus says that a security breach last year may have affected about 1.1 million cards.
Odysseas Papadimitriou, CEO of CardHub and WalletHub, makes some predictions about the outlook for the stock market, credit card debt, Obamacare, and the U.S. economy.
Following a data breach that compromised 70 million consumers' credit card information, Target wants the retail industry to switch to technology that's widely used in Europe.
Two credit card giants helped lift the Dow Friday. American Express gained 3.5%, based on strong earnings, and fellow Dow component Visa rode its coattails to a 4.5% gain.
If you pay your bills on time, you can improve your credit scores -- it can be that simple.
A top retail trade group executive calls for tougher security standards that could mean more spending for the industry, after a series of data breaches at major merchants.
With the list of hacked companies, websites and apps growing longer, it's time to take a serious look at credit card security and what you can do to stay safe online.
Target says than an unidentified number of gift cards it sold over the holidays -- about 0.1 percent of them -- were not properly activated.
American Express agrees to a $76 million settlement with several banking regulators over charges the company used deceptive marketing and billing practices.
Target says it has reached out to state and federal officials to identify the malware that allowed illegal access to some 40 million customer accounts last week.
In the wake of a massive data breach, Target suffered reduced customer traffic over one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year, according to a report.
Payment card data reportedly was stolen from an unknown number of Target customers starting on the busy Black Friday weekend in a major breach at the retailer.
Most U.S. families don't follow a budget. Fewer still budget with a credit card. But with careful planning, you can use plastic to rein in spending and get back in the black.
Delayed payments and 0 percent interest offers are a common pitch this time of year, but credit and debt experts say such financing deals can be a ticking time bomb.
GE's credit card division will refund $34.1 million to consumers who government regulators say were misled.