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Personal loans surge into the mainstream

The rise in online lenders and a lack of home equity are helping fuel the growth of this once-small niche of unsecured loans.

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Video: How one woman travels the world on points

Dr. Erica Miller, 82, funds her worldwide adventures largely through her rewards programs. Next stop? The Himalayan mountains in Tibet.

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'Your Business Credit'
Q&A with Elaine Pofeldt

Services can help merchants
adjust auto-pay details

Elaine PofeldtCard network services can help businesses when a customer forgets to update card info, which can lead to interrupted service or a lost customer. See Expert Q&A

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What are the 10 worst
credit card mistakes?

Having too many credit cards is one of the 10 worst credit card mistakes. What are the others -- and how can you avoid them?

Credit card glossary terms

An authorized user is anyone who has permission to use a credit card account, but is not responsible for paying the bill.

Credit card quiz

Quiz: How organized
are your finances?

Take our quiz to find out how well your money matters are organized, then read the answers to find out why organization is key when it comes to financial health and peace of mind.

Credit card calculators

How can I make the most of
a 0-percent balance transfer?

Use our calculator to determine the monthly payment needed to pay off the balance transfer before the interest-free period ends.

'Taking Charge' blog

Sienna Kossman Security worries, yes.
Taking precautions, no

Sienna Kossman | 11/25/2015

A new survey finds we're more worried about payment security but not doing the easy things to safeguard our information. See more poll

How does your holiday credit card spending this year compare to last year?


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See related: 9 tips for making, sticking to a holiday budget.

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Credit card tip of the day

Access to credit cards is increasing, a Fed survey finds. Fewer applicants are rejected for new cards, but issuers are stingy with credit limit increases.

Updated: 11-30-2015