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Credit card interest rates are rising

by Marielle Segarra Oct 9, 2018
The average rate is just over 17 percent, and it's expected to keep going up.
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Save more or owe more?

by Aaron Schrank Feb 22, 2018
With wages and incomes up, more Americans say they are saving for a rainy day. But it might be wiser to use the money to pay down debt. Marketplace’s Aaron Schrank explains. Click the audio player above to hear the…

Study shows worrying credit card debt burden

by Andy Uhler Feb 8, 2018
People who have credit card debt in America carry, on average, about $11,000 of it. A new study from Creditcards.com tells us that people in southern cities have the highest credit card debt burden, particularly in Texas. Click the audio…

Debt burden a worry for many Americans

by Andy Uhler Jan 12, 2018
The economy is ticking along and investors seem confident but a new report from Creditcards.com has some sobering findings. It says two out of three Americans with debt aren’t confident they’ll ever be able to fully pay it off. Click the…
Marketplace Tech Blogs

This startup wants to change how we borrow money

by Molly Wood and Kristin Schwab Oct 2, 2017
Affirm wants to be the alternative to all those credit cards in your wallet.
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Here's what the latest interest rate hike could mean for your credit card debt

by Jed Kim Jun 14, 2017
It could become harder to pay off.
Financial expert Carmen Wong Ulrich says credit cards aren't bad --  until you start looking at them as free cash.
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Credit card companies are easing lending standards

by Adam Allington Jun 12, 2017
Credit card defaults are rising as lending standards have started to fall from the early post-recession days — that’s according to a new report by the credit rating agency Moody’s. The report shows even with unemployment at low levels, those…

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How much has your credit card limit increased?

by Marketplace Staff May 20, 2016
For one of our audience members, by about 300 percent.
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Where you live will cost you

by Janet Nguyen Jul 27, 2015
A look at credit card burden in some of the largest U.S. cities.
My Biggest Financial Lesson

Lizzie O'Leary learns a lesson in debt and confidence

by Lizzie O'Leary Mar 25, 2015
Profligate spending became an easy outlet for her insecurities.