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Poll: Cash or card for $5 purchase?
The younger you are, the more likely you are to prefer debit or credit cards for payments of under $5, a new CreditCards.com poll shows ... (See More)
Renting a car? Know whether your card adds insurance
Renting a car can put your credit card benefits into play, but only if you know what's covered and avoid the exclusions ... (See More)
8 keys to safe plastic use on campus
Students entering college also are entering a lifelong journey with credit and debit card use. Here is how to do it safely ... (See More)
‘Opening credits’ by Erica Sandberg
Tips for detecting card theft
Yes, there are crooks out there waiting to steal your card info, but if you're vigilant you can stop them before they do too much damage. More...
‘Cashing In’ by Tony Mecia
Using prepaid cards to boost rewards
Some options are drying up, but there are still ways to earn points by buying gift cards and reloadable products. More...
‘To Her Credit’ by Sally Herigstad
Seniors vulnerable to card fraud
As people get older, even when they are intellectually still very sharp, it seems to become more difficult for them to determine who to trust and when. More...
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Prep for holiday shopping now, save later
It may seem crazy early, but retailers are already prepping for holiday shopping season. And if you have your finances' best interests in mind, maybe you should be, too.  More...
Smart money moves for the under-30 set: Are they realistic?
Blogger Kelly Dilworth is turning 30 in a few weeks and, according to some personal finance experts, she's only completed a fraction of the financial moves she should have made by now. More...
Credit card rate report
As of 8/28/2014
National Average
15.06%
Low Interest
10.37%
Balance Transfer
12.73%
Business
12.80%
Student
13.27%
Cash Back
14.94%
Reward
15.04%
Airline
15.46%
Bad Credit
22.73%
Instant Approval
28.00%