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Coming soon: A fee for having a debit card

Aug 18, 2011
Now that banks have to reduce the fee they receive from merchants when you use a debit card, they're considering charging you a monthly fee for using one
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The new frugality: Americans reduce late credit card payments

Aug 16, 2011
A report out today says that Americans have hit a 17-year low on the level of credit card payments that were 90 days or more past due
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Americans getting 'house of cards' in order

Aug 16, 2011
The number of payments on credit cards 90-days or more past due slipped to just 0.6 percent in the second quarter. Marketplace Senior Business Correspondent Bob Moon reports that may be because Americans are cutting back on spending and banks are making it harder to get credit.
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The lure of 0% interest--Not

Aug 1, 2011
**Question: **So, I know the banks are feeling the financial recovery when they start making unsolicited credit offers again. My credit card has...
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Looking for a better credit card

Jul 8, 2011
Question: I am interested in other options of Credit Cards that DO NOT charge a yearly fee! I have had my United Visa for years and pay 60/year. I...
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Plastic's popularity means no $10 bills printed in 2010

Jul 6, 2011
The number of dollar bills rolling off the printing presses at the U.S. Treasury Department hit a modern low last year, thanks in large part to the increased use of credit cards. Binyamin Applebaum, reporter for the New York Times, explains.
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Debit and credit cards may strike you a deal

Jun 18, 2011
Credit cards and banks know a lot about what you purchase, and they're offering that information to merchants so they can target ads tailored to you. Reporter Stacey Vanek-Smith discusses how it all works.
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American Express gets into prepaid cards

Jun 14, 2011
AmEx launches a prepaid money card with very few fees that could spark a trend.
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Switching credit cards

Jun 8, 2011
Question: I keep receiving offers for rewards credit cards, including one which sounds great. But I am wondering if switching from my very low...
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How safe are credit cards now?

May 13, 2011
The Credit Card Act was intended to crack down on some of the banks' more egregious behavior. A new Pew report says it worked. We learn where the credit card world is today and some issues card users should know.
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