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How Your Credit Limit is Determined

Just how do lenders set your credit limit? There are two major factors that most lenders look at in order to set your initial credit limit.

The Secret Weapon Behind eBay's Comeback

After a long, painful transformation from an online auction site to a mobile-focused e-commerce hub, eBay is finally staging a comeback, online and on Wall Street. But auction sales don't account for its rousing recovery. For that, it has PayPal to thank.

Goodbye Credit Cards, Hello Smartphones

The smartphone revolution is about to upend another business: credit card processing. With Google's new Android app that allows you to literally pay by phone, and Square's new hardware that turns any iPhone into a transaction processor, your plastic could become obsolete.

Pennies won't pay your parking ticket

We've all been on the receiving end of a parking ticket we felt was unjust wishing there was some way to, "stick it to the man," while avoiding a...