CreditCards

Capital One's new cash-back rewards credit card offers many benefits

August 29, 2011

Users earn immediate rewards but also annual bonuses passed on a year's worth off accumulated rewards.

Visa takes a swipe at eliminating old-fashioned credit card technology

August 18, 2011

Easily defrauded magnetic stripes would disappear in favor of embedded computer chips if card-processing giant has its way.

T-Mobile's new cell phone payment system criticized by consumer advocates

August 11, 2011

Consumers Union claims mobile payment systems need safeguards provided by the best credit cards.

Credit card use increases dramatically

July 25, 2011

But experts divided on whether the increase in credit card balances is a good sign or not.

Apply for credit with the banks offering the best fraud protection

July 19, 2011

Report suggests that some banks and card companies are better than others about protecting you from identify theft

American Express prepaid card may signal an increase in reloadable card popularity

July 5, 2011

Prepaid cards appeal to consumers tired of checking account fees and the expense of a credit card. Will a prepaid card work for you?

More consumers making timely credit card payments

June 28, 2011

Companies report fewer credit card accounts are going into default.

Credit card interest rates leveling off and penalties decline under new law

May 18, 2011

Study finds that greater transparency and new rules have made credit cards more appealing to consumers.

Is your banking information safe from cyber marauders?

May 18, 2011

New breed of 'wardrivers' is on the prowl looking for your sensitive financial data.

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