When a cashier asks whether it's debit or credit, the question may not mean exactly what you think it does.
The U.S. Supreme Court declines to take up a challenge by retailers to the Federal Reserve's controversial rules for debit card swipe fees.
Consumer Reports assesses the cost of use, convenience, level of protection and transparency of fees in ranking prepaid cards.
Drug retailers CVS Health and Rite Aid have disabled Apple's new electronic payments service Apple Pay from their stores over the weekend, a report says.
Remember the prepaid debit cards touted by the Kardashians, Magic Johnson, Suze Orman and the like? Here's why their star power failed.
MasterCard says it is extending its zero-liability policy in the United States to include all PIN-based and ATM transactions.
Retailers face big challenges in upgrading payment processing systems that provide consumers better security than current networks.
Neiman Marcus says that a security breach last year may have affected about 1.1 million cards.
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 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.
Bank fees and other related costs of the holiday shopping craze can sneak up to cause unexpected damage to your personal finances, but they are often easily avoided.
JPMorgan warns some 465,000 holders of prepaid cash cards that their personal information may have been accessed by hackers who attacked its network in July.
The Occupy Money Cooperative recently started raising money with the goal of releasing an Occupy-branded debit card that's designed for the 99%.
Partisans tend to see what they want to see in the food stamp program. But 47 million Americans now rely on the program, which faces big funding cuts.
True Link, a new prepaid debit card, lets you keep your elderly relatives from spending all their money on fraudulent charities, scammers or infomercials.
As long as you pay off your balance every month, using a credit card can often be the smartest way to pay, thanks to these beneficial features other methods don't offer.
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