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Weekly newsletter: October 22, 2015

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Which cards are best for renting a car?
When it comes to renting a car, paying with the right credit card could save you hundreds of dollars. Yet many Americans have no idea which credit cards offer protection or the best one to use. More...
Payday lender prepaid card: A bad deal gets worse
For the past few years, payday lenders have been lucratively marketing a new service: prepaid debit cards. But these cards "feature" a slew of gotchas and fees -- even for on-time payments. More...
Quick Tip video: Variable interest rates explained
What are variable interest rates and how will they affect you? Find out in this Quick Tip video. More...
‘Cashing In’ by Tony Mecia
Frequent flier miles sometimes contain hidden tax
If you accumulate miles that have been purchased, be prepared to see slight charges to cover excise tax. More...
Credit Wise by Kevin Weeks
Mystery bill may signal error, memory failure or fraud
If an unknown credit card bill lands in your mailbox, it's time to take a close look at your credit report. More...
‘Opening Credits’ by Erica Sandberg
Emancipated 17-year-old rejected for credit
She can live independently, but banks won't issue her a card. More...
Taking Charge blog
Rate Report
FICO Score XD promises to score the unscorable
If you’re one of the millions of consumers who doesn't have a traditional FICO score, you may soon have new options. FICO teamed up with a dozen major credit card issuers to test an alternative credit score, dubbed the FICO Score XD. More...
What are the odds? Company creates 1st lottery gift card
It seems the only thing you can’t preload on a gift card these days is a chance to win a million bucks -- until now. Coming soon to a checkout near you: North America’s first lottery retail gift card. More...
Credit card rate report
As of 10/22/2015
National Average
15.01%
Low Interest
11.62%
Balance transfer
14.12%
Business
12.85%
Student
13.14%
Cash Back
15.27%
Reward
15.15%
Airline
15.14%
Bad Credit
22.73%
Instant Approval
18.00%