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What to do when an authorized user goes rogue

When an authorized user goes rogue, here's what you can do

You added a guest to your card. but that backfired. Now what? You have options, but you're also the one on the hook for those charges.

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Digital wallets: Merchants to pave the way for wider acceptance

One in three Americans say they would use digital wallets if mobile wallets were accepted at more locations, a new survey by JPMorgan Chase finds, and merchants appear ready to heed the call.

The survey found that only 16 percent of U.S. consumers have completed a transaction with a digital wallet. One reason for the slow uptake: Only 36 percent of merchants currently accept them.

That could change substantially in coming years, the study found. Close to 70 percent of merchants expect to accept digital wallets in five years.

Consumers also predicted a strong rise in their use of digital wallets in five years – up to 41 percent versus today's 16 percent.

Chase's survey was administered by Forrester Consulting in fall 2016 and included 1,500 U.S. consumers age 18 and older who go online at least weekly and over 800 merchants across a variety of industries. The survey results were released Feb. 28.

Digital wallets: Merchants to pave the way for wider acceptance

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'Speaking of Credit'
Q&A with Barry Paperno

How a deed in lieu
affects your credit score

Deed in lieu

The impact depends on two main points: how the loan balance is reported and your other credit scoring factors.
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CreditCards.com reviews
of no annual fee cards

balance transfer card reviews

Check out our reviews of no annual fee cards, which compare and rate cards based on their rewards value, ease of redemption, and perks and features.


Our 3 best rewards credit cards

Best rewards credit cards: Spring 2017

Our three best rewards credit cards offer new high-dollar sign-up bonuses, plentiful rewards points, thoughtful perks and flexible redemption policies.


Credit card statistics

Digital banking surges
among U.S. consumers

Whether it's just checking one's credit card charges or opening a new checking or savings account, we're increasingly using digital banking instead of stopping at a branch, our latest online and mobile banking statistics show.


CreditCards.com study
of favorite cards and benefits

Poll: We love card rewards,
but many don't change cards

While 55 million cardholders rank rewards and cash back as the best benefits of the card they use most often, 38 percent of those polled said they had not changed their most-used card within the past 10 years or ever, our card rewards survey finds.


'Taking Charge' blog

Sienna Kossman Young millennial renters:
Save now for a new home


Sienna Kossman | 3/22/2017

If you're a debt-burdened millennial, or just not prepared to buy a house this spring, start getting your finances ready today for a future home purchase.
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Cash back cards become
more generous with rewards

Credit cards rewarding 1.5 percent, 2 percent and 2.5 percent are now offered for the "set it and forget it" crowd. Cards with the richest cash back come with some strings, though.


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Credit card tip of the day

How to clear card fraud from your credit reports: You should file a police report, even if the crook is a relative.



Updated: 03-24-2017