My credit card's billing dispute procedure stepped in and solved my problem when my order for a front door was misdirected and double-billed.
Staples is investigating a possible breach of payment card data, making it the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack.
Even the president isn't immune from credit card issues -- like having your card declined while on a date with the first lady.
Starbucks says it will start letting customers across the country place orders ahead of time on their smartphones by next year.
Anna amassed $12,000 of credit card debt while unemployed, but she successfully turned her finances around later with a little help from balance transfers.
The Social Security Administration receives millions of death reports each year -- and one in every 200 is incorrect.
Consumers seem to forgive and forget companies that have suffered data breaches. You should probably be more paranoid than you are.
There are legitimate ways to get student loan balances reduced or eliminated, but there are also scammers out to get money from you.
Nearly 7 million Dropbox usernames and passwords have been hacked, apparently via third-party services from which hackers were able to strip the login info.
Digital marketers are scanning vast numbers of online images, looking for brand names on clothing or products held to target ads and build a dossier on you.
Financial institutions increasingly are turning to voice biometric technology to screen calls for signs of fraud. Is your bank using it?
It many seem easy to put college tuition on a credit card -- especially a rewards card. But the convenience fees many schools charge make it a costly error.
Ice cream and fast food chain Dairy Queen is the latest retailer to reveal a hack of its customer data.
Buying and financing a car may seem daunting, but there are ways to get the upper hand in negotiations and ultimately lead to a better deal.
Citibank says the average refund is $85 under its modified Price Rewind program. And there are no catches. (Well, sort of.)
If you send a con man money via a Green Dot MoneyPak, it's just gone. But now, victims seeking help are being fleeced again by fake customer service sites.
U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in August in the category that covers auto loans and student loans but cut back on their credit card borrowing.
Not all plastic cards are created equal. Not all of them treat you the same, either. Millennials, we're especially speaking to you.
Introducing Life Stage Lessons: Real stories of moments people realized they had to change their financial lives. First up, a big spender takes stock.
Tempted by a "no-interest" offer? If you plan properly, you can get a good deal. But if you're not watching the fine print, you're liable to pay a price.
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.
A consumer is exasperated because when she closed a Kohl's account months ago, the rep marked her deceased - and Experian has been slow to fix the problem.
$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.
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.
On-time rent payments are not included in your credit score, but late payments are. That said, renters need to build -- and use -- a great credit score.