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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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When can I toss the receipts

Apr 13, 2011
Question: Although you can retrieve credit card statements online, I still keep hard copies of my statements. How long should I keep these...
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American Express joins mobile-payment movement

Apr 13, 2011
Partnership with Payfone speeds the rush to replace credit card numbers with cell phone numbers.
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Student loan debt tops credit card debt

Apr 12, 2011
Student loan debt is pulling ahead of credit card debt for the first time in history. Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of FinAid.org and Fastweb.com, explains.
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A debt roll-up

Mar 28, 2011
Question: During my tenure as a graduate student I racked up debt on 3 different credit cards, two of which are still maxed out (the other is about...
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B of A lowers interest rates for some cardholders

Mar 11, 2011
Are you one of the lucky ones? Bank of America so far is the only card company who's admitted publicly of lowering rates. Reporter Stacey Vanek Smith says this may be a sign that credit card issuers are loosening up.
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Bank of America cuts interest rates for credit card users

Mar 4, 2011
It's a result of the CARD act passed in 2009.
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Getting Personal: Confused identities, how to give back

Feb 25, 2011
Tess Vigeland and Kathy Kristof of Kiplingers Personal Finance answer your personal finance questions.
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