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How to live off the credit card grid

Jan 24, 2014
Can you afford to say au revoir to your credit card?
Posted In: Credit card, off the grid, credit, Credit Cards

Featured Voicemail: Building credit

Nov 22, 2013
Nick from Chicago left a voice mail for Marketplace Money host Carmen Wong Ulrich about how to get a higher credit limit without going into debt.
Posted In: ask carmen, Personal Finance, Credit card, credit limit, buying a home

Need a credit card? 5 sites to check out first

Nov 22, 2013
If you're looking for a new credit card, these sites will help you comparison shop before making the plunge.
Posted In: Credit card, advice, Personal Finance

GE swears off credit cards

Aug 30, 2013
General Electric is making plans to sell off its retail lending business, including store credit cards.
Posted In: General Electric, GE, Credit card

GE to spin off credit card business

Aug 30, 2013
General Electric plans to spin off its highly profitable credit card business, which made the company $2.2 billion last year.
Posted In: General Electric, Credit card

Five tips for first-time credit card owners

Aug 2, 2013
From learning the lingo to paying on time, we've got some guidelines for avoiding common credit card pitfalls.
Posted In: Credit card, debt, tips

How to build (or rebuild) your credit history

Aug 2, 2013
A secured credit card could be the answer to helping transform a weak credit score and history.
Posted In: Credit card, secured credit card, financial advice

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

How one family finally broke free from the debt cycle

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.
Posted In: debt, Credit card, Personal Finance

Why is my bank offering me more cash back rewards?

May 13, 2013
Banks are desperate to get new business from stable, responsible borrowers. So they're amping up the credit card perks.
Posted In: Credit card, reward cards