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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.

How to Haggle With Your Credit Card Company

If your credit card has a fee you dislike or an interest rate that's too high, you don't always have to stand for it. Here are some tips for negotiating terms with your bank.

The Tricks to Maximizing the Cash-Back Card Payoff

Savers love cash-back cards, which return a fraction of what you spend in good old U.S. currency. Disciplined consumers can bank hundreds of dollars yearly: The key is knowing how to maximize your payback.

Credit Card of the Week: Simmons First Visa Platinum

Millions of Americans use credit cards, but are we getting the best deals we could? For those who confined their search to the major banks, the answer is probably not. Today, we kick off an ongoing series in which we'll profile some of the best offerings in plastic.

Transfer Your Credit Card Balance Right Now

Cheap credit is making a comeback, at least for some people: Credit card companies' fierce competition for new, low-risk customers has them ramping up their 0% interest rate offers again, and offering those teaser rates for longer. So if you have the FICO score to qualify, it's time to take advantage.

No Wonder So Many Americans Hate Credit Card Companies

Americans are generally a cheerful, friendly lot, but one thing that most us of now share is a loathing of credit card companies. DailyFinance contributor Alex Salkever's most recent absurd tale of plastic woe has convinced him that's unlikely to change anytime soon.

New Hidden Fees on Credit Cards

A new report by the Center for Responsible Lending shows that issuers have created or expanded at least eight hidden charges to replace the income they anticipate losing because of newly enacted laws and Federal Reserve rules intended to stop credit card abuses.