Here's how banks play with interchange, interest and fees to make money on your credit cards -- and how you can turn the tables on them.
Here are four ways you can increase your credit limits, and how each method can affect your credit score.
Want a sign-up bonus for a credit card you already have? You need to learn about retention, churn and other concepts.
To follow her success, learn how to overcome seven myths about credit scores and credit card debt. The truth will free you of the shackles of high interest.
GE's retail credit-card business has agreed to pay $169 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of discriminating against Hispanic credit card customers.
A new study estimates that $16 billion worth of credit card rewards are never redeemed. Here's how to get your share and find cards with the best programs.
Summer is the perfect time of year to kick back and relax, but don't let that leisurely attitude extend to your family's finances.
$15,191? $1,037? There are huge discrepancies in reports about America's average credit card debt. Here's why, and how to beat the averages.
Visa's key provisions for consumer protection include flat monthly fees, balances covered by insurance, fraud protection and decreased liability.
American Express discovered the breach March 25 when authorities told it that files with customer info online. It started telling customers in May.
A balance transfer can put thousands of dollars back in your pocket by reducing the interest rate on your credit card debt.
Strategies to build credit include becoming an authorized user on someone else's credit card, acquiring a secured credit card or paying off student loans.
MasterCard says it is extending its zero-liability policy in the United States to include all PIN-based and ATM transactions.
A new book by a former Army analyst turned credit counseling agency executive tells veterans how they can get on their financial feet in the civilian world.
Perhaps the Walmart cashier should have gotten suspicious as they causally swiped a stack of credit cards, watching one after another get rejected. But no.
You don't have to pay your credit cards off to boost your credit score. But you do need to come up with a plan for paying down your credit card balances.
Target says it will enable its branded credit and debit card to include the new chip-and-PIN technology, but don't expect other retailers to follow suit.
By taking advantage of credit card promotions, we'll fly free (or close to it) for two years on Southwest. Here's how you, too, can become a travel hacker.