Credit Cards


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.
Posted In: Credit Cards

Bank of America cuts interest rates for credit card users

Mar 4, 2011
It's a result of the CARD act passed in 2009.
Posted In: Credit Cards

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.
Posted In: Credit Cards, Housing, Personal Finance

Experian adds rent payments to credit reports

Feb 24, 2011
This credit bureau is adding rent payment history to the credit card and mortgage data it keeps on creditors. That may not be a bad thing for increasing numbers of renters.
Posted In: Credit Cards

CARD Act turns 1

Feb 21, 2011
What a difference a year makes -- or does it? A year ago, new rules and restrictions were placed on credit card companies to benefit consumers. So where do we stand now?
Posted In: Credit Cards

Prepaid cards hit the market

Feb 21, 2011
Consumers are finding a new way to charge their purchases: prepaid cards. But are they a better alternative to credit cards?
Posted In: Credit Cards, Personal Finance

How to avoid online credit card fraud

Feb 17, 2011
David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times discusses why online credit card fraud is becoming a big problem, and how to best guard yourself from it.
Posted In: Credit Cards

How 'bout putting the credit card in the freezer?

Feb 7, 2011
Question: I know you get questions like this a lot, but this is a little different. I want to cancel all of my credit cards. I find myself paying...
Posted In: Credit Cards

Consumer spending rings up credit card profits

Feb 3, 2011
MasterCard and Visa reported higher profits as U.S. consumers returned to stores and swiped their plastic more often.
Posted In: Credit Cards