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Poll: Wealthy get EMV cards first

Poll: Wealthy getting EMV cards first

Chip-bearing EMV cards, and the extra fraud protection that goes with them, are being issued to wealthier cardholders first.

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4 young adult money mistakes to avoid

We all make mistakes in our 20s.

But when it comes to your money and your credit, you can end up paying for those mistakes well into your 30s -- and beyond.

Avoid these four common errors of youth.

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Expert Q&A

It's not fraud if you
lend your card out

Sally Herigstad
The odds of prosecuting someone for fraud when you gave that person permission to use your card are pretty slim ... See Expert Q&A

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Credit Card Help 8 steps
to cutting
card debt

Have crippling card debt? Whether your balance is $3,000 or $30,000, these moves will get you out of the red as quickly as possible.

Credit card glossary terms

Credit card glossary

Payday loans are small loans taken out by borrowers as advances against their next paychecks. When figured on an annualized basis, their interest rates are extremely high.

Credit card quiz

Do you know your
debt collection rights?

Many consumers find they are getting calls from debt collectors about unpaid and overdue bills. Do you know your rights when it comes to debt collection?

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Find out what it would take to pay off your balance, the true cost of making minimum payments, whether a cash-back or low-interest card is better for you -- and more.

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'Taking Charge' blog

Kelly DilworthGenoeconomics
studies how
genes impact
money habits

Kelly Dilworth | 2/27/2015

According to a growing body of research in a field of science called genoeconomics, the size of your bank account -- and the amount of credit card debt you carry -- may be partially determined by your genes ... See more

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Credit card tip of the day

If a retailer where you use your debit card has been hacked, closely follow the bank account attached to that card for suspicious activity.

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