credit card debt


Where you live will cost you

Jul 27, 2015
A look at credit card burden in some of the largest U.S. cities.
Posted In: credit card debt, Credit Cards, geography
A women looks into a Manolo Blahnik store in New York City.

Lizzie O'Leary learns a lesson in debt and confidence

Mar 25, 2015
Profligate spending became an easy outlet for her insecurities.
Posted In: Personal Finance, New York Times, financial advice, lizzie o'leary, credit card debt
Credit delinquencies

The credit card delinquency rate is at a 7-year low

Aug 26, 2014
Rates are actually "considerably lower" than before the recession hit.
Posted In: credit card debt, Banks, revenue, credit, debt

With credit card debt, not all states are equal

Jul 4, 2014
What factors contribute to people in certain states holding more credit card debt?
Posted In: credit card debt

Should I skip my monthly payment?

Nov 27, 2013
This time of year, some lenders send out offers to let you "skip a payment."
Posted In: credit card debt, debt

Your credit questions answered

Aug 2, 2013
From credit cards to credit scores, personal finance expert Louis Barajas answers your questions about getting in and out of debt.
Posted In: Credit Cards, credit card debt

Financial Feud: Store credit vs. Credit score

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.
Posted In: Credit card, credit card debt, credit report, credit score

Millennials likely to take debt to their graves

Jan 31, 2013
A new study suggests Gen Y borrowers shows their repayment patterns don’t match up with past generations. (And that’s not a good thing.)
Posted In: credit card debt, debt, Millennial Generation

Report: Average credit card debt rises

Nov 19, 2012
Credit report company TransUnion is reporting the average credit card debt per borrower grew five percent in the latest quarter and average debt is now almost $5,000.
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Advice for when you're drowning in credit card debt

Oct 12, 2012
It's a situation facing many Americans -- you're thousands of dollars in debt with seemingly no end in sight. What can you do? MSN's Liz Weston offers some advice.
Posted In: credit card debt, debt