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.
Only 16 percent of us redeem the reward points we earn each year. Why do we love them? Is there a danger in hoarding them? How should we spend them?
Consumer chargebacks cost merchants a bundle, and if this refund trend continues, both retailers and consumers will be affected.
Target had the tools in place to stop the Thanksgiving hack before it snagged a single user's data - but it failed. Bloomberg reveals what happened when the alarms went off.
Credit cards provide the same illusion of wealth as a leprechan's pot of gold. Thank goodness there are credit limits to keep us from chasing after the illusion too far.
American Express is seeking to broaden its customer base by offering its first no-fee credit product that grants holders access to all of the lender's rewards programs.
The top U.S. consumer watchdog says he has called and written the heads of big credit card companies to press them to offer free credit scores to customers.