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.
This year, you'll find several interesting offers from card credit banks looking to give you every incentive to pull out their plastic for your holiday gift-buying.
Here's what you should know before applying for a store credit card.
Coin promises to shrink your wallet by consolidating all of your credit cards and gift cards into one device. Here are the pros and cons.
U.S. consumer credit rose more than expected in September but credit card usage fell for a fourth straight month.
Mommy and daddy might've raised you well, but don't assume they always know best when it comes to money.
On this day of tricks and treats, we offer you a few tales of those tricked by identity thieves -- and treat you to some advice about what to do if it happens to you.