Louis Barajas - Small business and personal finance expert
Jul 1, 2013 Have you ever accepted a credit offer at the register? Or do you think store cards hurt more than they help? See what are experts say and weigh in.
Jun 14, 2013 Marketplace Money listener J. Larson explains how he and his wife managed to get out of debt, then in, then out again.
May 13, 2013 Banks are desperate to get new business from stable, responsible borrowers. So they're amping up the credit card perks.
Mar 19, 2013 Tennessee-based retail chain Genesco is suing Visa, saying the penalty it paid for a data breach was wrong.
Oct 19, 2012 A group in San Francisco has found a way to report informal lending circles popular among some immigrant groups to credit bureaus -- as a way to boost the credit scores of participants.
Oct 12, 2012 Many of us have heard that in order to keep our credit in good standing, it is actually best to keep some debt on the books. But is there really any truth to this?
Jul 20, 2012 Around 40 percent of credit reports have mistakes on them -- and it is a pain to get them fixed. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it will start scrutinizing credit reporting agencies.
Jul 18, 2012 New government oversight could give consumers more power.
Jul 16, 2012 This morning we've been looking at the impact of the largest antitrust class action settlement in U.S. history. The major credit card companies as well as the big banks have agreed to pay more than $7 billion to retailers for alleged collusion of credit card fees.
Jul 16, 2012 Visa, Mastercard, and some big banks agreed to pay $6.6 billion late Friday to end a fight over fees they charge retailers. And the settlement is likely to affect all of us.