Credit cards

10 Easy Ways to Pay Off Your Debt

The average U.S. household has $15,000 in credit card debt. Ways to pay it off involve your morning coffee, unwanted gifts and the ease of online shopping.

7 Insurance Policies You Don't Need

Insurance isn't meant for the little problems of life. Cancel those policies and put money aside in an emergency fund to cover when something does go wrong.

How to Confront Debt Before You Retire

It used to be that once Americans neared retirement, they had whittled down or eliminated any debt. But now too many of us are retiring with huge IOUs.

The 3 Most Common Credit Report Errors

When scouring your credit report for errors, pay attention to your address and credit limit information -- and don't gloss over simple details such as your name.

4 Tips for More Secure Online Transactions

If you shop or bank online, you want to do it as safely as possible. Here's how to reduce the risk of identity theft from online transactions with your credit or debit card.

How to Survive a Credit Card Hack

In today's high-tech world, our personal financial information is rarely safe from hackers. And too many businesses fail to meet security compliance standards.