Visa and MasterCard are introducing Internet-based technologies to make it easier for shoppers to buy things at retail stores without pulling out a credit card.
Discover is already offering to include credit scores on the bills of all its customers, and now, FICO is negotiating with more credit card banks to provide the same service.
If a Postal Service plan to provide bill paying, check cashing and lending services becomes reality, it could save America's unbanked a fortune, and save the Post Office, too.
In 2011, one couple found themselves $40,000 in debt and expecting a baby. Here's how they eradicated their debt -- and the important lessons they learned along the way.
Retailers face big challenges in upgrading payment processing systems that provide consumers better security than current networks.
A credit card data breach has been detected that exposed guests at certain Marriott, Holiday Inn, Sheraton and other hotel properties to theft, a hotel-management firm says.
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.