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The Hidden Costs of Rental Cars

You're renting a vehicle, not buying it, but many consumers have likely looked at their bill and wondered if that's really the case.

Congress Steps Up the Battle Over Card 'Swipe Fees'

An increasingly heated debate about so-called swipe fees, the estimated $48 billion that merchants pay to banks and credit card companies for the use of those ubiquitous debit card terminals, is taking place in Congress as it considers a package of reforms that could limit how much merchants can be charged for debit card transactions.

PerkStreet Offers 2% Cash Back Reward

"We can give the average American family $500 a year, spending what they already do on their debit card.", Dan O'Malley, CEO of PerkStreet told...

Smart tips for using your debit card

It's a debit card: You swipe it, punch some buttons and put it back in your wallet. How tough can it be? Actually, experts say there are a handful...

Homeless Man Finds Macy's Shoppers' Records

A St. Louis homeless man, trying to stay warm, stumbled on the personal information of Macy's shoppers as he was building himself a bed with trash he found in a downtown store's Dumpster. And it's not the first time that's happened for that particular store.

MasterCard Poised for Moderate Growth

Credit card outfit MasterCard likely saw a small bump in fee collection in the fourth quarter, which should translate into higher earnings when the company reports earnings on Thursday morning.

Black Friday: Debit card 'don'ts'

Even though the most recent consumer credit reports show credit card debt is declining, consumer's debit cards are getting quite a workout. Debit...