Alamy The holiday season is the make-or-break time of year for retailers. But what many people don't consider is that it's also a key season for credit card companies....
Here's what you should know before applying for a store credit card.
You probably know your credit rating affects the premiums your auto insurance company charges you for coverage. But how does that work, exactly? Let's draw back the curtain.
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.
There are plenty of places to turn if your credit is too low to get a conventional mortgage.
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.
Library fines and car rentals are among the surprising things that can harm your credit score.
There's a lot of information and regulations behind consumers' credit scores. So, if a thing or two about yours has left you scratching your head, you're not alone.
If you tend to go by your middle name, you could wind up with a case of mistaken identity -- and that can really mess up your credit.
Shoppers are constantly offered store credit cards in exchange for instant discounts, and mostly, smart shoppers say no. Here are a few that can be worth saying yes to.
College is a good time to start building a credit history. Here's what you should consider when shopping for a credit card for your new college student.
A North Carolina gun shop says that a credit-card processor has abruptly terminated its business relationship, citing a long-standing policy against firearm sales.
We've all been caught with a surprise expense and our emergency fund on empty. Here are 3 ways to get money fast -- without paying high interest or pawning grandma's pearls.
A big purchase can get a lot bigger if you let a salesperson upsell you on a warranty or add-on product. Here are the ones to steer clear of.
Fine print is usually filled with bad news for customers. But it can also hide some lucrative perks that the average cardholder doesn't know about.
The bank's bad day gets worse as the CFPB rules that it owes credit card customers for identity theft protection and fraud monitoring services it never delivered.
If cash-back rewards and airline miles aren't enough of perks for you, check out one of these credit cards that let you skip lines, get into exclusive events and more.
Your social connections can reveal a lot about how you handle money, which is why a slew of start-ups are checking people's social connections to rate their creditworthiness.